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Life's not perfect but its mine

by jmjcmoraes on April 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I grew up with three sets of drug addicted parents, physically abused, had my mother "give" me to her drug dealer to pay for her drugs, have Multiple Sclerosis and am living on less than $1200 a month. That being said... I have also never used drugs, have been married for 21 years to my best friend, have two remarkable children that are the apple of my husband's and my eyes, and am happier than I ever imagined I could be. It may not be the life that most would want- but all those experiences have shaped me into who I am today and they have all brought me to where I am today- and for that- I wouldn't change a thing! My story (Part One) http://jmjcmorales.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/draw-the-drapes-and-open-the-window-the-future-is-bright/
Part Two: http://jmjcmorales.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/supernova-black-hole-heaven/

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