Happy Birthday Reese McClain!

Happy Birthday to little Reese!  A year ago today I was sitting at Baptist East with Elizabeth and Kyle while my dear friend pushed like a champ and brought the sweetest little lady into this world.  Reese has been such a gift to the Nichols, my friendship with Elizabeth and our town.  So thankful to the Lord for this sweet life that God is using to refine and teach each of us through.  Here's a little catch up post on the lat 3 months of Reese's life.  I'll be shooting her one year photos today and after her party this weekend we'll post her extremely cute party invitation we designed.  In the meantime, you should REALLY go and read through Kyle and Elizabeth's blog post on Reese's life and their journey through her health complications.  No really  - go right now and read it! And when you're done with that, you'll need to go watch this little piece WHAS11 did on sweet Reese.  That's right - our lil lady is taking her genetic disorder on the TV and sharing her story to help open up more conversation, research and understanding of genetic disorders.  Last, but not least, if you're as moved and compelled by the Nichols' journey as I am, I challenge you to donate to a local friend of Reese's - Glenn - who also has a genetic disorder and is in need of a handicap accessible van.  I'd be glad to help faciliate a donation if you feel compelled to do so - they've got about $25k to go and I know Reese and her family will be smitten as folks donate in her name to help a friend!

Happy Birthday lil sister!

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