The day finally
came in June of 2001, when Shawna left home. She moved to Seattle, about
a three hour drive from here. Yeah, on the day it happened, there were
some tears. But she had met a guy named Jesse, who is real good to her.
We couldn't be happier that they get along so well. As with us, leaving
her family has been stressful on her too. But she has Jesse, and couldn't
be happier with her life, even though she is still missed around here
and misses being with us. But I guess I better jump ahead a little.
all keep in close touch daily by phone, and take turns visiting them,
and them coming here every few weeks. Not as fun as having them close
by, but at least they aren't five-hundred miles away.
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