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3 Years - Time is Fleeting

 Another year has passed.  It is hard to believe that it has been 3 years since Shawn Jr. left us.  Whenever I reflect on Shawn’s death, it sometimes feels like long ago and sometimes it doesn’t.  When I think about everything that has happened in our family in 3 years, it seems like a long time.  But, I can remember sitting beside Shawn’s bed at MD Anderson like it was only yesterday. While lots of events have happened, the biggest one happened just 12 weeks ago.  Misty and I became grandparents when Reese and Brittany welcomed little Shawn Fletcher Wilson into our family.  Little Shawn Fletcher is named after Shawn Jr and has been growing and changing every day.  Fletcher has been a joy to have around and is a daily reminder that life changes fast. Speaking of time passing quickly, how can I already be a grandpa?  It feels like it was just yesterday when Misty and I were in high school.  In just 3 years, we have had one family member leave and another join us.  That is hard for me to