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Maddie Spohr

I met Heather online through her blog and from the very first moment her beautiful baby girl stole my heart.  She of the huge eyes and wide smile. The laughs Heather and I shared over Maddie and Peyton was the beginning of a special friendship.



My heart shatters into a million pieces to know that the world has lost Madeline Alice Spohr.

The world is an emptier place for it.

If you’d like to honor this beautiful child, please donate through Heather’s site to the March of Dimes.


All my prayers and love to Heather and Mike Spohr.

14 Comments on “Maddie Spohr”

  1. #1 kimblahg
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 2:21 am

    Looking at that beautiful baby’s photos and reading her story is also breaking my heart. The world is so unfair sometimes.

  2. #2 Maria
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 3:31 am

    Anissa my heart is breaking. It’s breaking.

    Marias last blog post..I heart faces – my friend & I

  3. #3 Caffeinatrix
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 3:33 am

    How did this happen? It doesn’t seem real. I just can’t believe that beautiful little girl is no longer with us.

  4. #4 Karalyn
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 8:35 am

    Oh, how heartbreaking.

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  5. #5 Casey
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 8:49 am

    I’m still in shock from reading it yesterday, my heart is aching so badly for them.

    Caseys last blog post..quick sewing project.

  6. #6 Kyla
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 9:20 am

    It is unbelievable. I cannot imagine.

    Kylas last blog post..It’s nothing…and that’s okay.

  7. #7 brittany
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 9:36 am

    A million pieces, my heart is in a million pieces for them.

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  8. #8 Middle-Aged-Woman
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 10:17 am

    Their website is overwhelmed, so I have added a link on my page. I hope it’s okay that I borrow your picture of Maddie. I am pointing readers to BHJ’s page for donations.

  9. #9 Magda
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 11:33 am

    This news has just crushed me. I have twittered to you and heather a few times ( the girl talking about the free ribs at Ikea). I could hardly say I was close to Heather, but I heart so desperately wants to be there with them. Are you going to try to go to the memorial service once its planned? Would you want to share a hotel room with a girl you’ve never from Austin but who shared your love of a sweet angel named Maddie????? You can email me at maggieda(at)mac(dot)com

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  10. #10 Magda
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 11:39 am

    Gah I really can’t type sometimes ……. a girl form Austin you’ve never met…….

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  11. #11 Jen W
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Oh, this breaks my heart! I used to read Mike’s blog (when he blogged) and always used to comment about how adorable Maddie was and her eyes… oh my gosh those eyes.

    My heart goes out to them.

    Jen Ws last blog post..The lid controversy

  12. #12 Vanessa
    on Apr 8th, 2009 at 11:09 pm

    I found their blog through your site which I have been reading for a while. I was captivated by Maddie’s adorable eyes. I just found out about the news tonight and it is very sad and heartbreaking. Life is not fair.

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    on Apr 13th, 2009 at 3:18 am

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  14. #14 Jodee
    on May 7th, 2009 at 10:19 am

    I am still so sad when I think of Maddie’s passing. I am so glad Heather has such great friends to help raise awareness for March of Dimes.

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