Mt Rushmore Poem

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Chorus 7 weeks in the hospital, 80 stitches and a nasty scar. Endless nights filled with pain, days of hard work just to gain. Crawling, standing, walking, trying to run. Where is her hope at? When will this be done? Cooped up in the hospital, 80 stitches and a foot long scar. How much more can she endure? Did they push her way too far? We left in the fall of 2006 to fix the clonus in her foot. Many medical terms and fancy words described the intense surgery to fix her walk. 900 miles from Denver to the hospital with a van full of screaming kids. On our way to Minnesota, we stopped at Mount Rushmore. The four faces frowned upon us as the mood was darkened by the uncertainty of the surgery. After hours of driving, with maybe a fight or…show more content…
Seeing her be so brave and fearless taught me to try until I fall. When the surgery was over, she was too weak to even stand. She had to start all over, from the bottom to the top. She didn’t have any strength, but knowing she was in control of her fate made her push herself for change. From sitting up to crawling, from crawling to standing, from standing to walking, from walking to running. Her strength grew day by day. We counted down the days, until we could go back home. Chorus 7 weeks in the hospital, 80 stitches and a nasty scar. Endless nights filled with pain, days of hard work just to gain. Crawling, standing, walking, trying to run. Where is her hope at? When will this be done? Cooped up in the hospital, 80 stitches and a foot long scar. How much more can she endure? Did they push her way too far? Finally the day had come that we could go back home. No greater joy could ever come . She still couldn’t run, but she could walk pretty well. Her work had just begun. Surrounded by all her family, she still Chorus Back home from the hospital, no more stitches, but a battle scar. No more nights filled with pain, all that hard work brought her gain. She can crawl and she can stand. She can walk and tries to run. She never gave up hope. The battle is finally won. Freedom from the hospital, no more stitches, but a battle scar. She endured until the end. They pushed her just
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