A family photo that shows a little girl beside her father and his fellow soldiers in uniform as they prepare to go to war. Four-year-old Paige Bennethum really, really didn’t want her daddy to go to Iraq. So much so, that when Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Brett Bennethum lined up in formation at his deployment this July, she couldn’t let go. No one had the heart to pull her away.
ƑąᎥ৳ɧ Īɳ ӇմɱąɳᎥ৳ƴ Ʀҽʂ৳σɽҽɖ ~ This is both the sweetest and saddest thing at the same time! I know that when she does walk down that aisle her Dad will be walking right beside her in Spirit! How Beautiful they look together! ♡ღஐღ♡ ❥ڿڰۣ-- ♡ღஐღ♡ I am writing this in between tears right now! ໖_໖
State bird. This is a cardinal and it is the state bird of NC. It may be the state bird for other states too, but for sure, here. They always make me catch my breath because the males are so vividly red.