An Angel Named Courtney

by Eleanor Brodnansky
(Santa Rosa, Ca.)

Courtney Eleanor Buss

Courtney Eleanor Buss

From the first day, she was special
That tiny blonde girl.
She didn't cry much, even when hooked to machines.
We loved her instantly,
That darling blonde girl.
She grabbed our hearts and didn't let go.
We knew something was wrong, but not sure what.
She was three months old and not progressing.
Her twin sister Kendall was doing fine.
Little Courtney couldn't eat and was floppy.
Doctor says it's SMA1 and we won't have her long.
She was with us only six months when she passed.
Everyone from far and near came
because they knew how precious she was to us.
All we have now are memories and her beautiful pictures.
We'll never, ever, forget you, Courtney.

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Feb 19, 2010
Thank You Jayne
by: Eleanor

Thank you Jayne for your kind words. I'm writing this through the blur of my tears as it's still very hard to talk about dear Courtney. She's missed so much.

Stay in touch with your son. I know they go their own way, but they always need their mother.
Send him a note or phone him now and then. Even if he's busy, deep down he'll appreciate it.

My thoughts are with you.

Dec 18, 2009
An angel
by: jayne

Oh, my, what a story. I am 50 years old and was unable to get pregnant; I grieved for the baby that I never had, I felt as if I lost a baby.
After 7 years of trying, we adopted a baby boy.
He is 21 now and I could not love him anymore than I do. I thank God everyday for him. I don't see a lot of him.

I can not imagine what you have gone thru or the pain that you feel in losing your precious angel, she sure is a cutie pie.

I just wonder why God does things like this to people like us. May God bless you and help you during the season. May you never forget your little angel because she did exist, and she did bring you happiness, even if for such a short time.

Love, jayne

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