Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Proud Principal.

Recently, a principal of an elementary school saw a little girl sitting outside her classroom who looked upset. So he stopped to speak with her to find out what was wrong.

The little girl told him that the kids in class were teasing her because she was adopted. Saying to her that her real mother didn't love her and her adoptive mother wasn't really her mom.

Without saying anything, the prinicpal took the girl by the hand and led her to his office, where he pointed to a picture of his kids.

Two of them, he explained, were adopted.

He then pointed to a picture of his granddaughter and explained that she was adopted too. That he loved them all just the same as his other children and that adoption was something very special...that she had two mothers who loved her enough to give her the life she had.

Instantly, a smile appeared on her face and she happily returned to her classroom for the rest of the day.

As the principal was packing up to leave that afternoon, the little girl led her adoptive mother into his office and pointed proudly to the pictures he had referred to earlier in the day and exclaimed, "See mom! Mr. Williams has two adopted daughters and an adopted granddaughter, just like me!"

She just happened to be looking at a picture of these two girls...


and this little girl...


and the man who was proud to show us off, her principal,was my dad.

12 comments:

  1. As I write this, tears are streaming down my face. What an incredible story for that little girl---and your dad! Truly amazing how the world works. Thank you for sharing!

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  2. ok, totally crying here. i love this so much!

    i could totally see this story turn into a children's book. :)

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  3. Why do you always make me cry? That's a beautiful story.

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  4. What a neat story. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Yup, crying here too. Thanks for sharing and what a great dad/principal!!

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  6. Sniff, sniif. I love happy endings...

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  7. DUDE! This totally made me cry too! Your Dad is AWESOME!

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  8. CRYING!!!! Wow...you have a GREAT dad and a great family! Love this true story...

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  9. What a great true story. You got my tears flowing this morning!

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  10. Goosebumps over here! What a great story. I hope our little girl has people like your dad in her life when she might need it!

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  11. oh my goodness, you have me in tears over here!! what a sweet, sweet story and one to treasure for sure. thanks so much for sharing!

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