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“Not Me” – When My Son With Down Syndrome Feels Left Behind

The Myers Brothers

My son Joshua has two “brothers by another mother” who he loves dearly. This picture was taken at the celebration / vow renewal of his youngest brother (left), Today, the middle brother, (right) got married .

Josh recorded a short message for his brother that included “Good job bro,” and “I love you.”  As soon as I stopped the recording, he declared: “End of message!” (Phew! I was worried there for a minute. He can go on and on when he’s on a roll.) Then, he watched the video to make sure it was worthy of sharing. “Yeah, that’s good” he said with a smile of approval.  As I fumbled with my phone trying to figure out how to get the video somewhere where the groom could see it, he added “I had a tear in my eye.” Continue reading “Not Me” – When My Son With Down Syndrome Feels Left Behind