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It's the little things...

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Every time I look at the news I think, how could things get any worse? Then the shooting at the Sandy Hook School occurred, not too far from where we live. Not one of those parents who kissed their children goodbye that day knew it would be the last time they would see their child. Words can't describe how sickened and saddened I am about this horrific tragedy. I don't know if we will ever find a way to stop these things from happening and most people will not see eye to eye on the cause. What I DO know is we need to take the time to love our children. Slow down and cherish the moments we do have with them. Even when they are getting on your very last nerve and driving you to the brink of insanity, slow down and remember that one day you will miss this time and give anything to have it back. If there is anything good that can come from tragedy, it's the realization of how fragile life can be and the renewed appreciation for the little things.

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14 responses

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (16 Dec 2012):

    This story reminds us what's important in life.

  • JPG

    JPG gave props (16 Dec 2012):

    Congrats on getting the story of the week!

  • Felicia

    Felicia   said (16 Dec 2012):

    Thank you so much! I am honored! I know parents all over America are hugging their children a little tighter after Fridays events. Here's to hoping that it never happens again and we don't lose that renewed focus on what's important.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (17 Dec 2012):

    congratulations!!!! You really deserve appreciation.... My Vote!!!

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN   gave props (17 Dec 2012):

    Congrats on getting the Story of the Week! Beautiful essay. Voted of course!

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solís

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solís   gave props (17 Dec 2012):

    I agree... Great essay, Felicia! Well deserved story of the week... My vote...

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (18 Dec 2012):

    my vote and congrats on story of the week

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (18 Dec 2012):

    Wonderful! CONGRATS on story of week!
    For something different please see my story on special effects.
    http://jpgmag.com/stories/19129

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Dec 2012):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Dec 2012):

    Congrats on making Story of the Week!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (20 Dec 2012):

    Congrats,Felicia!...It's an very interesting story with outstanding photos.It's very well deserved!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (20 Dec 2012):

    My vote!

  • Robert Versteegen

    Robert Versteegen (Deleted) said (20 Dec 2012):

    good story and photographs well done

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (23 Dec 2012):

    well said and captured

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