Sarah the celebrity is at it again!
She is becoming the most popular girl in Cleveland.
This article appeared in the paper today.
The paper got it right...
She is amazing and inspiring.
I feel blessed to have Kristen included in this article.
I know this story has been told before, however it is well worth retelling.
Last year Sarah learned how to sew. Her mother, Joyce,
decided to start her off on a simple project and
Sarah chose to make a present for Kristen. Sarah seized the opportunity to send
Kristen a gift of comfort in the hospital; 2 hand made pillowcases.
Sarah's gift was just one instance of a larger community effort called
The idea is to make and donate pillowcases, tangible gifts of comfort,
encouragement or inspiration to others in need.
I just checked the website and over 250,000 pillowcases have been made to date.
Following are pictures of Sarah choosing fabric and then sewing the pillowcases.
Followed by more pictures of Kristen receiving the gift in the hospital.
I realize the article about Sarah isn't about the pillowcases.
It is about so much more.
Joyce and Sarah are bringing much needed awareness to the world.
They are proving that having a child with
Down syndrome makes for a
grand and glorious life.
indeed it does.