Thursday, February 24, 2011

In The News!!!!

I'm so excited!!! When we were doing the fund raiser with the other schools for Olga, one of our parents asked me to write the whole story. Everything, from Em's birth to how I found out about Olga to how the fund raiser came about. She submitted it to our local newspaper and sure enough they were interested. A couple of weeks ago I, along with our school Principal met with a reporter from the Warwick Beacon and here is the end result. She used so much of my original article. And I think she did a great job.

The only thing that was changed was the title. I didn't have our community actually rescuing Olga! The Abell Family did that. But other than that I think it will raise a lot of awareness both for Down syndrome and Reece's Rainbow.

Take a look!

16 comments:

Becca said...

WOW, that was a FANTASTIC article, Stephanie!! You are an amazing mom and advocate.

LizBeth said...

Good for you!!!

Shelly said...

What a wonderful story!

Melissa said...

You did a great job!!

Patti said...

This is wonderful! You are amazing, Stephanie. And now that I have actually seen a picture of you, I can say- you are beautiful inside and out!! :)

Lori said...

What a great article! I cannot imagine anyone who reads it not being touched by it. Nice work!

mandd3 said...

Awesome article - what a fantastic advocate you are. It is so clear that this is the role God called you to!

Scrappy quilter said...

Wonderful news indeed. Hugs

To Love Endlessly said...

How fantastic. Literally brought tears to my eyes. awesome!

Anne and Whitney: Up, Down and All Around said...

what a wonderful article, stephanie!!! awesome :)

Lacey said...

Wahoo, you go girl!

Helle said...

Great job, Stephanie! Such a heart-touching article. And I don't think we can overestimate the importance of raising awareness... maybe you found a prospective family or two through this article.

And hurrah for Nellie, I was so happy to see her grant leaping!
:)

*Overflowing* said...

Sooo awesome! God is using your family mightily!

Robin E. said...

Congratulations, Stephanie! Great article and excellent work! I so hope you, Miss Em, and Sophia get to meet Olga and her wonderful new family someday. :-)

Tina said...

That got me a teary. It's so beautiful and I am so proud to know such an amazing advocate and mom. Your heart is beautiful

The Most Awesome Mom said...

Hi there! Dropping in from www.themostawesomemom.blogspot.com to say hi. Your news is so great and I'm so happy for your success!