When the Future is So Uncertain

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As I was making my coffee this morning, I had a random flashback to a moment in time that I will never forget — the moment that my daughter’s principal told me “it’s never too early to start thinking about group homes for her in the future.”

Wait, what?

At the time, she was only in fourth grade, and I was being told by someone that basically she had no hope of living on her own when she was an adult.

It’s a memory that comes to me often, at the most random times like a bad dream.

It was one of the worst moments of my life, to hear those words so early on in my daughter’s life.

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