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Little Dude

  1. 1. It’s the Holiday’sHave you seen my son?<br />
  2. 2. Daddy, <br />I miss you and haven’t heard from you. I know you told me you were going away to Afghanistan for a year, and that you would let me know you are okay. Daddy why won’t Mommy let me talk to? Daddy when are you coming home? <br />Love,<br />Logan<br />
  3. 3. 2008<br />Logan,<br />I’m here in Afghanistan. I know that I am making a difference by volunteering to serve here. I love you very much and am sad to have lost this year with you. My wish is that just one morale call go through and that your Mom answers her phone so that you know that I am okay.<br />Love ,<br />Dad <br />
  4. 4. 2009 Christmas <br />Logan, <br />I waited all year .<br />I traveled 14 hours to see you. <br />This year was supposed to be mine to spend Christmas with you. <br />I’m sorry you think I don’t love you. I’m sorry that I was only allowed to see you for five hours. <br />Love,<br />Dad <br />
  5. 5. A year lost 2010 <br />I called every day hoping to hear your voice.<br />This year I missed your birthday.<br />I even missed every major holiday. <br />I have missed every ballgame.<br />I don’t know how much longer I can hold myself together.<br />Knowing that my son is lost without me and that I am lost without him.<br />
  6. 6. March 2010<br />Logan,<br />I can’t believe this is real. <br />I am seeing you with my own eyes. <br />I haven’t seen you in <br />15 months,<br /> 450 days,<br />10, 800 hours.<br />
  7. 7. “The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day.”<br />M. Grundler<br />A Fathers Devoted Love<br />
  8. 8. Birthday Celebration<br />“I didn’t know all these people cared about me.” <br />Logan Donnelly <br />
  9. 9. A Fathers Devoted Love<br />“ The child must know that he is a miracle that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him”<br />Pablo Casal<br />
  10. 10. July 2011 <br />Our first summer<br />My first chance to share with you my love and devotion.<br />My sweet, Logan, never forget our first July <br />You are cherished.<br />Love, <br />Dad <br />
  11. 11. Our First Summer of Bowling <br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Your First Soccer Camp<br />
  14. 14. My Shining Star<br />
  15. 15. Our First Trip to a Children's Exhibit <br />
  16. 16. Your First Magic Show<br />
  17. 17. Fun With friends <br />
  18. 18. My Spiritual Dedication To You<br />A promise to love you forever<br />A promise to always be true<br />A promise to be the best dad<br />A promise to never fail you<br />We, your parents, love you with all our hearts, and dedicate ourselves to do all that we can to share with you the beauty and the goodness of life.<br />
  19. 19. Chance To Be You<br />
  20. 20. Your first sleep over with Daddy and friends <br />
  21. 21. Best of Friends<br />
  22. 22. Your first project with Dad<br />
  23. 23. Look What We Built Together<br />
  24. 24. Your first family photo <br />
  25. 25. July 2011<br />I have waited 8 years, 2,920 days, 70,080 hours to have our first summer.<br /> I don’t know if I can wait another 8 years to be with you again. Please don’t forget the time we shared. <br />Love Dad<br />
  26. 26. Grandma will be here this Thanksgiving.<br />All your friends will be here too.<br />There will be an empty chair waiting just for you.<br />Oh, how we wish that you were coming home soon. <br />
  27. 27. If you have seen my son.<br />Won’t you tell how much I love him? <br />How much I miss him. <br />How much I want to kiss him and hold him close. <br />And that I would give the world to be able to share mine with his.<br />