You will notice that we don’t use our daughter’s full name, and instead refer to her as “N”. We appreciate those who are aware of her name, when commenting on our posts, to please respect this privacy and also not use her full name.

We have tried to recreate events, locales and conversations from our memories of them. In order to maintain their anonymity in some instances we may have changed the names of individuals and places. In addition, we may have changed some identifying characteristics and details such as physical properties, occupations, and places of residence.

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