Last weekend Elaine and Don attended an in-town wedding of friends. Following the wedding, they drove to a downtown reception to honor the couple. It was such a special time as many people, not seen in a long time, warmly greeted them.
Despite Don and Elaine’s great efforts to get ready, travel and attend the wedding and reception, they truly enjoyed the celebrations. Hearing Elaine’s descriptive account of the happy occasion greatly gladdened my heart.
Attending special events has quite a different feel as a quadriplegic. However, my sister, even in pain, made the effort to attend with the aid of her very supportive husband. Through multiple hardships, making sacrifices and extra efforts bring some normalcy even while living through severe disability. Applause extended to Don and Elaine for making those extra efforts on behalf of others.