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Flag Flown Over U.S. Capitol in Honor of Gwendolyn

October 17, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Our friends have done it once again. We are humbled, excited, and so honored by the thoughtfulness, generosity, and kindness of the people in our lives. Unbeknownst to us, a flag was flown over the United States Capitol in honor of Gwendolyn on her second birthday! Yes, this building where all 535...
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Birthday Week With Aunt Elizabeth and Super Cousins

October 09, 2009 by Victoria Strong
One of my favorite parts of Birthday Week was being with my sister, Elizabeth, and nephews, William (5 1/2) and Henry (2 1/2). They are my favorite people in the world and Gwendolyn absolutely adored having them here for 6 days! We all played together, sang together, laughed together, danced...
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Second Birthday Princess Party

October 07, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Planning Gwendolyn's second birthday was so much fun. The big TWO has a lot of emotion attached to it -- given the echo of life expectancy for babies with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. But, we were determined...and I mean determined...for this monumental milestone to be a celebration filled with joy, ...
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Elmo's Special Happy Birthday Gwendolyn Movie

October 05, 2009 by Bill Strong
Gwendolyn's super-duper Uncle Chad sent her this amazing Happy Birthday movie starring one of Gwendolyn's favorite Sesame Street characters -- ELMO!!! Thank you so much Uncle Chad, this was one of the highlights of Gwendolyn's 2nd Birthday and she hasn't stopped asking to watch it. She literally...
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Happy 2nd Birthday Sweetheart—Love, Daddy

October 04, 2009 by Bill Strong
Dear Gwendolyn:

It's almost unfathomable that my precious little girl is turning two-years-old today -- on so many levels. It literally seems like yesterday that you popped your little head into this world and gently taught me what truly is wonderful and special and good and extraordinary; taught me...
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Happy 2nd Birthday Gwendolyn—Love, Mommy

October 04, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Two years ago
I washed your tiny new clothes,
decorated your nursery, watched Daddy
put together your little furniture and toys,
and wondered if we had all the right things for you
as we awaited your arrival...

Two years ago
I worried about breastfeeding, labor,
and all the things I had yet to do and
I was...
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Birthday Party

October 03, 2009 by Victoria Strong

Tomorrow is the BIG day, but today is the BIG party! We will write more and share the photos of the fabulous affair next week, but...

it's a Princess party (if you hadn't guessed!!!) and it is going to be a royal blast!!!
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Second Birthday Photo Shoot

October 02, 2009 by Victoria Strong

Photographs of Gwendolyn are the most valuable gift anyone can ever give us. And we have been honored again with this gift. Meg Fish contacted me after learning about Gwendolyn from another photographer, Katee Grace. Meg offered to take images of our little girl and it worked out that it was...

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A Request…In Honor of Gwendolyn's Birthday

September 29, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Gwendolyn's SECOND birthday is in less than a week. Yes, birthday week has started and Gwendolyn is thrilled. So, in honor of this significant milestone, we are asking you to do TWO things:
  1. Call your Representative and Senators to ask them to COSPONSOR the "SMA Treatment Accelerations Act of 2009"....
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