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My Dad was the only boy out of 6 children, so when he had his own he was hoping for a boy, but no luck he had 2 girls. I was the next best thing I was a tom boy and we did everything together. When my 1st child was born it was a boy and my Dad was so happy. He did everything for him from being his taxi at sports and helper no matter what.When my next son was born Dad was ill, but a new baby around gave him a bit of energy and he started doing things again. Just after 2 years my 3rd son was born and Dad was a lot worse. A few months later we found out Dad had cancer and only a few months to live.Every time he saw the boys he would just hold their hand and look at them as he knew he never see then grow up. He kept saying to me “don’t let them forget me” and I promised they would remember him, I told Dad I had video’s, photo’s and stories that I would put into a book for them. Dad died on the 9th March 1999, 5 months after my son was born. My Dad had a birth mark on his right arm, my son did not, but a few weeks after Dad died a birth mark appeared in the same spot as Dad’s was, it is the same shape,size and colour. It even has hair growing out of it just as Dad"s had.It’s Dad’s way of saying no way will I be forgotten. My son is very proud of his birth mark as his Poppa gave it to him, he calls it his special spot. It’s hard for other people to believe his birth mark came from beyond the grave. In this photo Dale is 10


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  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 5 years ago

    what a lovely story!
    Could you please add your sons age :)

  • thanks age added

    – sharon wingard

  • sharon wingard
    sharon wingardabout 5 years ago

    top 3 in paranormal the norm group

  • Lori H
    Lori Hover 4 years ago

    Wow, this has happened before. Do you have a photo of him before the mark?

  • I have baby photo’s he was only about 51/2 mths old when it appeared on his arm. thanks…who else has this happened to I would love to know if there are others out there ?

    – sharon wingard

  • sharon wingard
    sharon wingardover 4 years ago

    equal 1st in spirit& psychic peace group

  • diLuisa Photography
    diLuisa Photog...over 4 years ago

    Hey Sharon, you actually need to include your writing piece in the description section to use this in the If it doesn’t belong challenge……so I am removing it for now, but feel free to resubmit it!
    Luisa xx

  • thanks I have fixed it up

    – sharon wingard

  • kimie
    kimieover 4 years ago

    what a wonderful story. spirt move in wonderful, strange way,s x

  • yes that’s for sure. My son is very proud of his special spot…… and we are still trying to work out how Dad did it….. I think LOVE is very strong.

    – sharon wingard

  • BarbL
    BarbLover 4 years ago

    Wow….what a cool story! I have no doubt that your Dad’s love is showing through your son!

  • it sure is thanks for your lovely comments

    – sharon wingard

  • diLuisa Photography
    diLuisa Photog...over 4 years ago

    Congratulations! You are in the TOP 10 of our For the Writers Challenge!
    Luisa xx

    P.S. This is a really beautiful story Sharon…….

  • thank you it’s wonderful

    – sharon wingard

  • Susanne Correa
    Susanne Correaover 4 years ago

    Wow wonderful Sharon, bless your Dad and I hope he will live on forever!

  • thanks I’m sure he will

    – sharon wingard

  • GraceNotes
    GraceNotesover 4 years ago

    Amazing story, precious image!

  • thank you for your wonderful comment……….I would love to know just how he did it………………..

    – sharon wingard

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