“You can close the door tonight,” Tommy said.
“Okay,” I said. His simple words made my heart sing. They meant he felt safe, that he was learning to trust his new life here with us.
Tommy was damaged when he came to us. We handled him gently for weeks. His first breakthrough was when he hugged my husband Mike goodnight a couple of weeks ago. Tonight was a big step, too.
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