Charlotte, I literally just received my bear and pillow from The Fabrics of Life, and I have yet to stop crying.  They are tears of joy, mixed with a little sadness, but that is to be expected.  They turned out better than I ever could have imagined.  I cannot thank you enough for bringing my ideas to life.  The great granddaughter is due any day now, and I know that she and her parents will cherish the bear for their lifetimes.  I hear my father’s voice every time I look at the pillow and that gives me great comfort.  The heart-shaped ornament was completely unexpected and so cherished.  I have been decorating my parents’ Christmas tree for the past few years and now when I place this ornament on my tree, it will help me recall fond memories of my family and the holidays.

Please feel free to use my testimony on your website.  I assume that you took photos of the bear and pillow, and you may use those as well.  I think they are very distinctive and would bear (pun intended) testimony to the wonderful work that your organization does.  I was so fortunate to have had my father in my life for almost 65 years (he was 95), and the phrase on the pillow is how he ended almost every phone call, which is why it means so much to me.

With my sincere gratitude,