Such an uplifting and inspirational story. Paul Daugherty shares an intimate reminiscing of his daughter Jillian from birth to present. A story of a father’s love as he navigates parenting and life with a daughter with Down syndrome.
Paul’s tribute to Jillian isn’t limited to Down syndrome it reads more of a love story – a love of father-daughter and their unbreakable bond, his wife Kerry’s dedication and determination to raise an independent young woman, their son Kelly who through the eyes and love of his sister Jillian, discovered himself deep within. An entire family playing a vital role in raising Jillian and offering opportunities capable of allowing her independence while in a positive loving environment.
Paul shares Jillian’s comedic side, her crazy antics, her achievements, she is such an amazing young woman. He introduces us to the prominent players adding to Jillian’s life.
Paul is brutally honest, admitting it wasn’t always a piece of cake, he also shares his frustrations, concerns while addressing a few thought provoking topics such as education and ethics.
Wonderful read all will enjoy, Jillian is a memorable young woman along with the entire Daugherty clan. A gem exploring parenting and life in general, with a variety of messages, a story encompassing much.
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About Paul Daugherty
Paul Daugherty has been a sports columnist for the Cincinnati Enquirer since 1994. He has covered nearly every major American sporting event, as well as five Summer Olympic Games. He is the author of Fair Game, a collection of his sports columns, and coauthor of books with Chad Johnson and Johnny Bench. He blogs daily at The Morning Line on Cincinnati.com. He lives in Loveland, Ohio, with his wife, Kerry.
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