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Merry Christmas 2015

I have struggled to come up with the right words for this post all day long.  2015 has been a challenging year in our home for a variety of reasons, most of them completely out of our control.  Yet the overwhelming feeling in

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Punch in the gut

So today was hard.  My Batten family, I am sure, can relate to what I am about to say.  After Brandon turned 18 we had to apply for Social Security Disability for him as an adult.  Part of that process

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New Chapter

Hi all, I have done a poor job of updating ourboysjourney again but want to share the latest around the Hawkins home.   Brandon and Jeremy are both at Cox Mill High School in Concord.  Brandon is a senior and

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Jeremy’s First Football Game with marching band

Brandon and Jeremy both are at Cox Mill High School this year, Brandon is in 12th grade and Jeremy is in 9th grade.  Jeremy is excited to take part on a limited basis in marching band.  He loves being a

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2014 Conference Video

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2014 Race results

2014 Race results 2014 Race results are available at this link! 

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With ourboys 5k/10k coming up in a few weeks we would like to fill you in on what’s been going on around here.  We are blessed to have friends and family who help us and support us in many ways.

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