I can remember, vividly, each time I was worried about my son.  Those moments are imprinted not just in my mind, but on my soul.  The feeling of helplessness and constant anxiety that follows each situation feels like a lifetime.  The thing is, this kid is amazing… and I do not use that word lightly.  Amazing is one of the most overused, over-hyped words in the English language.  It should not be used unless it fits the criteria of: astonishing, astounding, surprising, stunning, staggering, shocking, startling, stupefying, and breathtaking.

… and that is exactly what my son is… his hard work and determination to do things better each time he does them is something that can not be taught.  You can not teach dedication and work ethic.

Let me set the stage, Jackson has always struggled with his expressive language… and for as long as I can remember has called peanut butter- “BRAHBRAH” (no idea how that happened).  He works at it, and does try to get it right… you can see in the video how it all just clicked this time.  I’ve watched this video no less than 50 times already and let me tell you… he is just amazing:

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