Throw Back Thursday

Dimitri’s first Christmas.

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Here we are with Dimitri’s great-grandparents (my grandparents). My grandfather passed away last summer, but I’m so glad that Dimitri got to spend a few years with him. In fact, Dimitri was able to have a relationship with all of my grandparents, which is something I’ll always cherish. My grandpa had a hard time with his memory the last few years of his life and couldn’t always remember the names of all his grandkids, but he always remembered Dimitri. He never forgot Dimitri’s name and he remembered being in the temple with us when we were sealed to him. I loved that he would bring that up and talk about how special it was whenever we saw him. What a blessing it is for Dimitri to be surrounded by so many people who love him.

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