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Beyond Grateful

I often hear people say that they wish they could go back and be a kid again.  I would not want to go back to my childhood to save my life.  It was less than pleasant much of the time.  The thing that got me through those tough years were people that God placed in my life.  I had so many amazing families that came along and made me feel just like their very own family. 

I was in high school struggling through my business accounting class.  I had been attending a little church for awhile and I knew this sweet lady that went to church there was an accountant.  I was a little shy but I asked for her help anyhow.  I went to her house a few times for help and she was an amazing help with my accounting homework!  That was just the beginning of a wonderful relationship.
When I was a senior in high school,  Audra asked me to move in with her.  She had two children - Rachael and Riley.  I would help with the kids and she would be like a mother (yet not nearly old enough to be) to me.  Rachael …