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Five Decades of Gratitude

by Alexis Raymond on Monday, Dec 21, 2020

Somehow, I just turned 50. Growing up with a complex congenital heart defect (CHD), I always entertained an unspoken possibility that I might not make it to the next decade milestone. Now suddenly, I’m getting mail from AARP. I’m far closer to retirement than I am to the open heart surgery that changed my life when I was a teenager.

It seems like a good time to thank the people who helped me make it this far.

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