Stacy A. Cole
It wasn’t until Stacy Cole left home for college that she began to understand all her family had done for her. Life wasn’t always easy, Stacy realizes now, but her mom never let on.
“I didn’t realize how difficult it was sometimes for my mom, for instance, until I was older. Every day was a sacrifice – my word, not hers. I don’t think I had a hard childhood. I felt as loved as much as any child could be by both my parents. I didn’t have designer jeans like other kids, but it didn’t matter to me. But I know it mattered to her, and that was hard for her. more