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A Christmas We Will Never Forget

Updated on December 8, 2016
First Christmas tree with Dad and son...
First Christmas tree with Dad and son...


That little blue-eyed boy, at eight years old, was so small for his age,

Adopted then, a new life to begin, it was now time to turn life's page.

My class was small, but he filled it up, and was there most every day,

Despite his acts and wildest behavior, so plain, he was here to stay.

Bun-bun and our son...
Bun-bun and our son...


Over the years as time has so flown, memories still linger, to be near,

That special Christmas our boy came to us, we'll always hold so dear.

A part of our lives, he's held in our hearts, our child of special needs,

Made life complete, when him to greet, this rewarding our best deeds.

A painting just for Dad and his son...
A painting just for Dad and his son...


My best efforts I gave, this child to raise, our home of loving ways,

His mother so gave, her tender care, best values, so full of praise.

A happy life, to be given every chance, this now was his to share,

As in return he gave new lives, our grandchildren, everyone so fair.

Blessings at Christmas...
Blessings at Christmas...

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and many blessings in this Holiday season. whonu

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      Shauna L Bowling 10 months ago from Central Florida

      Beautiful, whonu! Thanks for sharing your story. Merry Christmas!

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      Thanks to my friend Gypsy and family and may she and the family have a wonderful Christmas. whonu

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 10 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      A most wonderful and heartwarming poem. Hope you and your have a very Merry Christmas.

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      Thank you MsDora and many blessings to you and family at Christmas. whonu

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 10 months ago from The Caribbean

      A beautiful Christmas memory. Happy Christmas to you and yours!

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and blessings. whonu

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      Nithya Venkat 10 months ago from Dubai

      Beautiful poem, heartwarming.

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      So glad you enjoyed this my friend. It will always be in our most precious memories of our son, who is no longer with us. Blessings. whonu

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      Eric Dierker 10 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Beautiful. This reminded of being adopted in December the month of Christmas.

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      whonunuwho 10 months ago from United States

      Thank you Bill and many blessings to you and family. whonu

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      Bill Holland 10 months ago from Olympia, WA

      And so it goes, that much-talked about circle of life, love begets love.....great poem that had me smiling.