Maddux Achilles Haggard

March 8, 2009 by  
Filed under In Remembrance

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Maddux Achilles Haggard
February 4th-10th 2005

That next day, we sat with you, held you, sang to you and rocked you. I was even able to change your diapers. You still didn’t move. You couldn’t grip our fingers, and you never opened your eyes. But that was ok. Even though you couldn’t hold onto us, we were holding onto you. Mommy and Daddy told you over and over how much we loved you. We stroked your head, kissed your tiny fingers and toes. We whispered in your ears. We cried. We prayed. You are just beautiful.

–From a letter Cheryl wrote to Maddux

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