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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Coming to an END :(

Okay. I know I haven't posted in a really long time. I am sorry, but not much has been going on. So here is the latest. I don't want anything overwhelming so I will post a little each day for the next several days.

First and foremost...tribal court is over. I know I've mentioned that before, but I thought I would mention it again.

Secondly, we have had to withdraw our appeal in State Court due to the fact that the person that was going to fund us, had a change of heart. We had to drain our savings just to pay off the attorneys for simply sending in the notice of appeal. We WANT to keep fighting, but it seems there are no judges out there with any cojones. I don't understand it, but no one will stand up to these damn tribes. I am sorry to sound prejudiced, but since we lost our precious Talon, we have heard story after story about tribes around the country doing the same thing over and over. When is the best interest of the child going to be put FIRST!!!

I want everyone reading this to know that our love for Talon never fades. We pray for him every night, and think about him constantly. In fact, I dream of him often, and wonder how he is doing. As summer nears, and we go camping and boating, I think about all the things he would be enjoying. I wonder if he is walking, and Kade often comes to me crying. He is doing better these days, but still misses him immensely. He comes to me about once a week with tears in his eyes telling me he wants Talon back, and asking why they won't let us fight anymore.

Well...I will write more tomorrow.

7 comments:

Shel said...

It must be so hard knowing that 1 year ago next week you had your baby fighting for his health but he was here. Rick & I have been thinking about you so much lately, everyday, and you are in our prayers. We love you guys!

Lisa said...

My heart goes out to you...

Screaming Grasshopper said...

Oh Heather! My heart is breaking for you. I wish there was some way for me to help you ($$$ wise) but all I can do is pray.

I pray that a way to continue the fight will happen!!!!

Prayers & blessings your way,
Andrea

Susanne said...

I just want to say I am sorry. I am so very sorry. Thank you for an update. I think of your family often.

rivertonharts said...

Heather,
You don't know me, but I saw your story on KSL last December. Rarely is there a story that affects me quite like yours did. I have thought about and prayed for your family ever since then. Please know that there are many out there that pray for you and sweet little Talon. Thank you for sharing your story with us. Although I can't imagine what you are going through, my heart bleeds for you. May the lord bless you with peace and happiness in your life.

Christie said...

Ugh. I wish there were something that I could do that would legally (sadly, I can only come up with illegal things on my budget!) bring Talon back. My heart is with you all.
On a side note, did you hear of the case being heard in the Utah supreme court on June 1st? Another tribe (I believe it was a Navajo tribe) trying to take away 2 children from their adoptive family. I was just wondering if their ruling could affect you all. They're waiting for a ruling now... It still breaks my heart. Guess I'd better go - Jake has "a booger that's bouncing all over in my nose." (his words, not mine) Time to do some nose blowing!

Laurie said...

Aw ~I am sorry;~((
I know your family misses him and want him to be happy. You gave him a wonderful start and maybe someday the Mom will let your son visit his brother.There must be so many hard feelings and I hope everyone's heart will soften soon and let the children get together.