New eyeglasses and a new school year

Update on grandson Ben who has just begun Grade 3…

Believing for Ben

Sporting new eyeglasses, grandson Ben began a new school year yesterday in Grade 3.  It’s unbelievable that our little miracle boy who underwent three brain surgeries at ages 4 and 5 is now in the third grade at school.

New eyeglasses New eyeglasses and the beginning of a new school year

(Note to my international readers: Here in the U.S., local school districts decide when their school year will begin and end.  In most places, school starts anytime from early August to early September and ends in late May or early June, although there can be deviations even from that schedule.  Here in the state of Georgia, most schools start in August.  And as you can see from Ben’s attire, most schools do not have school uniforms.)

Ben had a busy summer, spending time at the beach with cousins and his dad’s parents, attending a week-long summer camp in the mountains, going…

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  1. arlene says:

    Ben has definitely grown. Nice to see you looking so well.

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    1. He really has grown. I don’t think he looks as if he is only 8 years old.

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  2. MY GOODNESS HE IS GROWING UP FAST!!!!! WHAT A HANDSOME YOUNG MAN!!

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    1. Isn’t he growing fast? He is quite tall, but then his dad is almost 7 feet tall. And with those new glasses he looks older than a third grader.

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  3. a lovely pic of your bright eyed boy – how he has grown!

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    1. Thank you! Yes, he has grown so much! He doesn’t look 8 years old, and he’s almost as tall as I am.

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  4. Amy says:

    Thank you for sharing the photo of Ben! So good to see you!

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