• Bella

    I didn’t give you the gift of life
    but in my heart I know the
    love I feel is deep and real,
    as if it had been so.
    For us to have each other
    is like a dream come true.
    No, I didn’t give you the gift of life,
    life gave me the gift of you.

    I didn’t give you the gift of life, but in my heart I know the love I feel is deep and real, as if it had been so. For us to have each other is like a dream come true. No, I didn’t give you the gift of life, life gave me the gift of you.

Bella

Brenda and Darren dreamed about having a family together.  Early in their relationship they discussed creating a family with both biological and adopted children.  They had experienced the joy of adoption through family members and close friends, and knew that they would one day adopt a child.

Soon after they married, they discovered that they needed infertility treatments to conceive a child.  After several years of the emotional and financial rollercoaster of infertility treatments, they knew they were meant to adopt.  Shortly after signing up with an adoption agency, they heard the words they had been longing for, “You are going to be parents.”

Their beautiful daughter Bella was born one month premature & weighed only 4 lbs. 6 oz.

The minute they saw her, they were “committed for life”.  Brenda shared, “We are so happy that she has joined our family and that Pathways was there to help us with the last financial hurdle.  We cannot say thank you enough nor can we overemphasize the importance of an organization like Pathways.  They make miracles happen.”

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