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(Video link here.) Today in our inbox we found an email from Elizabeth Aquino， a long-time reader and an acute， avid commenter. She wrote to tell us of a video project she collaborated in making：
I am the parent of a child with severe disabilitiespersonalized new baby gifts， a job that calls for near constant improvisation. I asked parents of children with disabilities —； some that I knew and most that I don’；t know! —； what they might have told themselves on the day their child was diagnosed and to write that down on a poster and pose with it for a photo. They sent me their photos， and we put them together in what， I think is an example of an improvised life —；？pillow cases vintage
It blew us away： big honest words for an incredibly difficult thing. Aquino’；s parents’； messages apply to the many rough diagnoses and challenges that invariably strike us all， while providing？insight into the valiant lives that people？live？improvise daily.？Witness this series of posters：
This is going to hurt
Your whole world will change in a way you could never imagine
Nothing you’；ve ever done will prepare you for this
Don’；t fight the change
It’；s stronger than you
The journey is the reward
Ask for help
Thank you Elizabeth Aquino!
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