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Born early says olarose

Born early, says OlaRose

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Millie Ola Children’s Book Series — Born early, says OlaRose is one of the books in the Says OlaRose Collection of  the Millie Ola Children’s Book Series.This book is dedicatedTo my twin angels, OlaRose and Obiola, who were born early, whose strength and courage as they fought for their lives inspired me to be brave. May your story bring hope to all whose babies live with or die from prematurity; as they are all angels who come to bless and touch our lives for a lifetime, even if we knew them for only a few months, weeks, days or for just a moment

We both were sick, but I was weaker.
So cold was I, he lay on me to keep me warm
When my chest was still, and I stopped to breathe,
he kicked it with his feet, and I could breathe again.
Mommy would not give up on us, and told us so.
She lay in bed for weeks with family by her side,
praying for us to grow bigger and stronger
We could hear her voice, and it gave us courage

32 pages  Illustration by CAM

Book sales will go to the ObiOlaRose Twin Angels Foundation to help support needy neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and parents of prematureand sick infants. www.obiolarosefoundation.org