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jermaine: spirit of an angel and strength of an army

Just wanted to share some incredible words from Jermaine. So often I'm asked how I met the boys and why I'm so inspired to help them. The note below explains "WHY" and soon I'll fill you in on "HOW".


Note below is from Jermaine after receiving his new wheelchair. For those that don't know, Jermaine is an incredible young man with the spirit of an angel and strength of an army. He was gunned down four years ago during a robbery, left paralyzed fighting for his life.

Thank you diana. if I had to go back in time and change anything I wouldn't cause I would not have you in my life. the things you have done and the bond we have is so far great that I don't want anything or anyone to jeopardize it. you are by far one of the greatest inspirational, loving, caring, honest everything in one women I've ever came across and I love you so much not for just what you done and how you help change my life but just for who you are. don't ever change or let anything or anyone in this world change you.

Seriously? Yes, I'm serious. This kid IS for real and those words really came from him. I tear up every time I read it. I think he should run for president some day -- he's that special. These boys have changed me, made me stronger and inspire me to live a better life. I know deep down they are the reason I had the courage to let go of everything and pursue my dreams.

I want everyone to know this feeling. Some divine universe brought us together and I am so blessed to have each and every one of these boys in my life. They've helped me far more than I could ever help them. 

I still hope to have Jermaine guest blog for me, but he needs time to settle into his new apartment first, and school.


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Well I got teared up reading that note from jermaine so I can only imagine what it does to you. That truly has got to be the best feeling to know what a difference you made in someones life.Not just by what you were able to give him materially but how you've effected him so deeply. There is no greater testament than a letter like that. I think that glow I always see in your pics ( and I want to know what skincare you use lol) is your internal beauty shining through. You can't buy that in a jar.
As always thanks for sharing :)

June 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMarisa

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