The thing to take from this video? Never give up hope. With David, we will always hope that there will be a time when he can be a part of society. I didn’t make this video. All copyright and trademarks are held by their respective owners and I make no claim as to ownership. Tweet #fighting4answrs
When we adopted our youngest, we did an adoption study. We had to write a bio and answer a ton of questions. Growing up, I had step-dad’s. My brother and I were adopted. Bio-Dad was in prison. Mom doesn’t acknowledge that period of her life. For those Dad’s who played a role in my life, I salute you. Dad, the one who gave us his name, wasn’t around, he was busy with his new family. I was 11 when I was raped by one of the bastards that I refer to as step-dad. I never spoke about it at the time. He regularly beat my brother and I. More so my brother than I, but I can remember seeing him throw my brother thru a wall. I had two favorite step-dads. One was a pro-golfer and never around in the summer time. Mom left him.
With a lot of prayer, we are going to try a visit away from the safety and comfort that being in close proximity to the facility provides us. This is about taking a chance. We are going to take a chance on faith that he is stable. This weekend, we are going to travel to the city to get David and take him for a 6 hour pass. That pass isn’t going to bring him home. Rather we are traveling to see his sister and give her some things that she forgot when she was home for Easter from college. A chance. I don’t know what we are going to feel. I don’t know how to feel about this. I just know that with deep prayer and meditation we are going to try. David had a rough day yesterday and hit one of his peers, so I am under no