Wednesday, October 1, 2014

World CP Day

Today, we are wearing green to spread awareness of cerebral palsy. It's a bittersweet feeling to recognize this day (we don't "celebrate" it) and acknowledge that the reason we have Afua in our family is because she has CP. I am aware that the reason I am her Momma is because another Momma on the other side of the ocean wasn't able to. She was born into a country that couldn't give her a future.She was born into a culture that believes children with disabilities are cursed.

So today, as Afua got dressed in green, donned her braces and body suit and sat in her wheelchair waiting for her school bus, I am thinking about a woman who very well may be wondering where her daughter is. I would do anything to be able to tell her that her precious daughter is receiving medical care, education, nutrition and love. And we will work hard to spread awareness and pray for a cure. 

1 comment:

  1. This is beautiful and so respectful. Well done.