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It Takes a Village

Yesterday, we celebrated our daughter's high school graduation. Our hearts were delighted as family and friends filled our home helping us mark this moment.

I am deeply grateful for those women and men who have loved our daughter, Chelsea, well over the years. We smiled, laughed and even shed a tear or two as we recounted the various stories and memories of a beautiful blond little girl!

Grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends, bosses, co-workers, and neighbors... a whole assortment of characters joined us not only yesterday, but in their own way to help us "raise" our daughter and "cheer" her on as she has become the amazing young woman she is today.
As I look back at yesterday, here's what I'll remember...
Chelsea greeting, talking, smiling and laughing

seeing my best friend from my own growing up years who drove for hours to surprise us... even though Chelsea chose Purdue instead of Miami University

grandparents, cousins, aunts & u…