Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Teresa and Robert
As a single mother of three children with special needs, Teresa felt that Robert entering their lives was a gift from God. In Teresa's words, "He was the dad and husband we had always dreamed of. He came to know each and every one of us, doing all he could for all of us as a family unit. He loved and treated the children as his own, and they quickly came to love and respect him in return. His love was true and genuine, but mostly, it was unconditional." Robert sought the permission of Teresa's children to marry her and proposed on a walk one afternoon in a local park. Although Teresa has developed a serious medical issue, Robert and the children continue to plan an August wedding and reception. And Teresa says "Even though I have met more challenges than most have in combined lives, I still feel like the luckiest girl in the world."