Throwback Thursday

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Our Marine came to me at a very important time in my life. I had just lost our Dorian Lee, stillborn at 20 weeks gestation. I was in major emotional turmoil, feeling like a failure as a wife, a mother…as a woman in general.  I wanted, needed a baby to fill my empty arms and broken heart.  Heavenly Father sent me a miracle and we named him David, which is Hebrew and means “Beloved”. It is also his father’s name.

Here are a few photos from our journey.

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Suzanne, December 1993, 15-16 weeks along

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Davey’s first picture, 9 Dec 1993, 15-16 weeks gestation.

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Davey’s 2nd photo session, 23 March 1994, 30-31 weeks gestation.

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Davey, 16 months old, 1995.

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Please be sure to see David’s post over at Random Thoughts and Observations.

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About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native now living on the Texas Gulf Coast. I have been married to David for just over 32 years. We have 4 surviving children and one child-in-law. At this point in our lives, we are adjusting to an empty nest. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, and much, much more.
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11 Responses to Throwback Thursday

  1. David E. McClendon Sr. says:

    What a handsome fellow!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Little Davey is so cute! And a wonderful miracle that brought you both so much joy!

    Liked by 1 person

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