A Miracle for Mom

[Below is an email from my brother, Rallee, describing the fortuitous events this past Memorial Day weekend in regard to my mom’s kidney transplant. We are all thankful and happy.]

Hello everyone,

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Rallee, Raquel’s fifth son. And in case you haven’t heard, my mom received a call at 2:30 am Friday morning letting her know that there is a possible kidney donor, and that she had to go to MUSC at 7:30 am to find out if it is a match. Well it was a match and the following morning, she underwent kidney transplant. As you can imagine, this is far from a simple operation, and a quick and difficult decision was necessary.

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A Cold Winter Morning

I see this sight almost every morning this winter and I’ve always wanted to take a picture of it. It’s a shot of the lake at Crowfield Plantation where I live. It was too cold for me to step out of the car so I took it from inside, using an iPhone 4S.

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