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Ben Diagnosed with Covid-19, 7/23/20 By: Carole Norman Scott


We got the dreaded phone call yesterday telling us that our son, Ben, had been diagnosed with a positive Covid-19 virus test.  He lives in a large facility which has many different housing units (called cottages).  Ben’s unit houses 30 … Continue reading

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My Letter to a Friend Describing Ben’s Living Facility–April, 2001 By: Carole Norman Scott


In April of 2001, I was describing Ben’s Living Facility to a friend who lives in St. Louis and had never seen the place I was talking about.  Here is what I had to say, and I STILL feel this … Continue reading

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Ben’s Memory–He NEVER forgets anything!


An amazing thing happened when Ben was home.  I was looking at his picture scrapbook with him (the same one that he used to flip through so rapidly you wondered if he was even looking at the pictures).  This time … Continue reading

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5. Kindergarten Experience and Family Changes for Ben–By: Carole Norman Scott


     BEN BECOMES A BIG BROTHER……SUMMER, 1967…FIVE YEARS OLD I remember the summer of my third pregnancy as a happy one.  After I got over the initial “morning sickness” and was on my prenatal vitamins, I felt better than I … Continue reading

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