May 25, 2013


This was a very special, very important day for Lessa.  She overcame great obstacles to get to this point in her life.  After this more than tumultuous life, not only did she get to graduate from college with a double degree, she had her pop there to see her get her diploma.  We were there too./
Actually getting her diploma.

Mage, Bee, Mikey, Hawkins, Susan, and Mary.  Zoe is playing in front.


The photographers.

With a favorite teacher.

Susan, Lessa, and Paul at dinner.

Paul and Lessa.


  1. I know that you are so proud of Leesa, but I am so proud of you!

  2. Hat's off to Lessa, her teachers, and the inward force that made this day happen. You must be proud as be.

  3. Wonderful, wonderful. Made me tear up. What a great day.

  4. What wonderful moments sharing the joy of dreams realized and recognizing the courage and determination needed to face and persist through obstacles.

  5. What a glorious day for you all and a grand testimony to Lessa's strength and persistence, and to the love of a great mother!

  6. What a very special day for all of you....the joy and pride if all of your faces shows what a wonderful time you had together.

  7. Congratulations, Lessa! What a milestone in your life. Forward and onward!

  8. Congratulations to your lovely daughter. What a wonderful, proud day.

  9. Thank you for sharing this wonderful day with us. Congratulations to both you and Lessa.

  10. What a wonderful accomplishment! Please pass along my kudos to Lessa. She embodies one of my favorite words: sticktoitiveness! a very good quality to possess.


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