Reading this post and seeing the photos of sweet little Donna brought me to a realization today. And maybe it wasn’t the most pleasant, but truth is truth. Thanks for this wonderful post kantal113 and thank you for helping raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research.

Pinwheels and Poppies

I was at the boys’ school today, helping out in the library, when I heard one of the middle-schoolers practicing their flute out in the hallway. The sound of instruments being tuned up or practiced always makes me nostalgic for high school marching band.

I started daydreaming about the good old days in the band, when suddenly I realized what song I was hearing; and that brought me back to the present. The song was Fireworkby Katy Perry. It reminds me of someone very special who has changed my perspective on so many things. Honestly, she’s changed my life. As I exited the library, I searched the hallway for the source of the music and found a young girl and her friend sitting nearby; really focused on getting the notes just right. It brought a smile to my face and tears to my eyes.

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