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September 18th – Pitt Hopkins Syndrome National Awareness Day

“The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.”Thomas Merton

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I love this quote.  It fits perfectly for what this blog post is about.

I had the honor of interviewing a sensational mom of three boys, Lesley Skahan, of Iola, Kansas.  She discusses her personal story with a disorder called, Pitt Hopkins Syndrome which affects her youngest son. With this said, September 18th is approaching and marks PTHS National Awareness Day. 

Tell us about you and your family.

My name is Lesley Skahan and I am a stay-at-home mother in Iola, Kansas. I am married to Matt Skahan and we have been happily married for 15 years...

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