May 7, 2007

One of my favorite photos of Gotcha Day

This is the first time Hannah held Claire and she picked out the book herself to read. Just for the record it was a "touch" book with different textures on the pages. Claire seemed to calm right down and listen to Hannah's sweet voice.

1 comment:

juliesfamily said...

This picture made me cry, it is so sweet. Your baby's have grown so much. (just for the record, my children are my babies until they're least!!)

julie w

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