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Monday, June 14, 2010

Yesterday was a special celebration for Anthony, it marked his tenth birthday. While playing with the grandchildren at the park chosen for the event I noticed a commemorative sign and was touched by the message. So were they.

The parents of a four year old donated all of the park equipment so that children could play and enjoy themselves like their son did when he lived. Their four year old son was taken from them much too early as the result of a car accident. Even in their grief they celebrated life with their donation which was marked with the commemorative sign. I believe that my grandchildren and their friends enjoyed playing in the park all the more knowing of the special significance and extreme generosity of the grieving parents.

The last line of their message pleads with us to enjoy our children, and enjoy we did.

It seemed very fitting to celebrate a birthday here and I’m sure Carter would have enjoyed the party very much. Happy Birthday Anthony!

Carter's Corner Happy bday

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Sherrie June 14, 2010 at 11:50 AM  

Beautiful pictures of family! The birthday boy looks very happy. Have a great day!

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Icy BC June 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM  

Happy birthday to Anthony! What a great place to celebrate your birthday..

Judy Sheldon-Walker June 14, 2010 at 1:20 PM  

Icy, thanks so much. We all had a lot of fun.

Journaling Woman June 14, 2010 at 1:38 PM  

Those are some beautiful children!! We are so blest when we have family around us.

Angel June 14, 2010 at 2:21 PM  

Aren't Grand kids wonderful!!!! My oldest biological grandson will turn 8 in less than a month. It simply doesn't seem possible.

Bobbi June 14, 2010 at 7:13 PM  

Hi, Great mosaics! Love the children. I hope that you have a wonderful week!

SquirrelQueen June 15, 2010 at 11:18 PM  

Happy Birthday Anthony!

So many smiles, it looks like the kids had a great time at the party.

It was very generous of them to donate the playground equipment. It is a wonderful, and lasting, tribute to their child.

Self Sagacity June 21, 2010 at 12:28 AM  

Nice pictures of the kids. it's always sweet to see.

Judy Sheldon-Walker June 21, 2010 at 11:32 AM  

Teresa, we are blessed, aren't we?

Angel, I promise the older I get the faster time flies!

Bobbi, I hope you have a wonderful week also!

Judy, I can't wait to show Anthony this post with the birthday wishes! Thanks!

S.S., we had a blast with the kids!

Thanks for your visits. Take care & God bless!

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