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Q11: Loving Andrew – Chapter 9

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

“I was a bad mother.” P. 100 Again, we can empathize with Wyllie’s feelings of guilt.  This chapter allows us to look at how the tragedies in the home affect Andrew. Recently, I read a statement from Dennis McGuire, Ph.D.,

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Q10: Loving Andrew – Chapter8

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

In this chapter we learn about Jean’s cancer. The struggles of caring for a sick child can be draining. Do you have other children? Have you ever felt like one child gets more attention than the other? Romy admits in

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Q3: Loving Andrew – Chapter 1

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

Wyllie’s birth story is difficult to read. Considering the fact that Andrew was born 1959, what are your reactions to how the doctor broke the news? How about her reaction to seeing him for the first time? “I waited anxiously

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Q22: Life With Charley – No Ordinance

Sometimes it feels like we’re parenting in a fish bowl.   This is where our instincts tell us that there are still some things Charley can’t do.  This is where the Down syndrome community will shake their fingers. What do

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