December 2003

On December 4th, 2003, we learned that Rachaeli would not be with us forever. During her second hospitalization in as many weeks, the geneticist diagnosed Tay-Sachs Disease. In a single moment, it seemed that every aspect of our lives had just changed immeasurably. We had a million questions and a million answers all at once. Nothing and everything made sense. I called her my “Forever Baby”. I still do. – ef