Photo of light purple flowers and the test "Happy Mother's Day"
Photo courtesy of Sharon Tate Soberon / Flickr

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For nine months, she carried me and I learned her ways. Even though I was in her belly, the warmth of the love made me wanna stay. When I came into this world and opened my eyes to see her face, I knew that no one would ever take your place. I love you, Mommy. Happy heavenly Mother’s Day.