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229760 tn?1291471470

My little angel Cooper

Hi,

I am not sure if you heard, but we lost our sweet little man on Wednesday night. He put up such a good fight.  I have learned so much from him. It was an amazing six and half weeks with him. He really brought out the best in people.  Although I want him here with me, I am glad to now that his suffering has ended and he is smiling down on me.  He will be in my heart forever.  

I held in my arms until his little heart stopped beating, he looked at me the whole time.  I love him so much and he will be forever missed.

Thank you all for your support.

Rachel and Little Angel Cooper
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Avatar universal
Rachel,

I am so sorry for your loss.  Words really cannot express that emotion enough.  I recognize that there are few words that I can say to give you comfort.  I read your story, and I see that in his short life, Cooper was loved and wanted and he knew that.

Allison
195469 tn?1388326488
It's so hard to know what to say to comfort you.  This is a time when a person really is at a loss for words.  Your news has spread across the Forums and all of us are so deeply saddened for you and your husband.

We lift little Cooper's spirit up to God and trust him to touch your lives in a way, that you know that Cooper's life was not in vain.  As you say, he taught you so much in his short time on this Earth.  That's really what is important.  Isn't it?

You and your family will continue to be in our prayers for a long time to come.  I know it is the wish of everyone that has been touched by your trauma would like to reach out to you and hold you.  To comfort you, to have you know that you are not alone in your grief.  To share with you....

May the peace and comfort of the Lord touch your hearts in months and years to come.  Little handsome Cooper will never be forgotten.  One tough little man.

God Bless you and keep you, until you again meet with your little Cooper.

Much Love and Giant Hugs,
Heather
MS Forum
525485 tn?1314364901
Words cannot express what you are going through. All I can say is I am so sorry for your loss and you are in my thoughts and prayers.
God bless you.
427258 tn?1266448842
Rachel,

As it has been said many times, and many times to come, there truly are no words to let you know how much your family and Copper mean to many people. So many have followed your journey into pregnancy and Cooper's journey and fight after his birth. He was so much more than a fighter! He was a handsome little man who was loved by so many and your family made sure he knew that. He will be forever missed, always in our hearts and never forgotten. He now sits at the right hand of God where he can watch over you until you are one day reunited. On behalf of my entire family, our prayers are with you and yours.

Big Hugs!
Jessica
127124 tn?1326739035
Thank you for sharing Cooper with all of us.  I loved seeing the pictures of your baby. I wish there was a way to take away your pain but that's not possible.  
437027 tn?1286834778
My heart is aching for you.  I don't know how someone moves on from something like this.  He was beautiful.  I am praying for you and your family.  I hope you can find some kind of comfort or peace in knowing that he no longer suffers.
God bless you.
296076 tn?1371338074
I cry for you and your family because I know this is the hardest thing in the world.  You held him in your arms and were given the opportunity to let him feel your love.  He felt your love and he knew his mama... I am so glad that you were able to hold your baby boy and look into his eyes and I know you will hold that in your heart forever..  There are no words that can ease the pain but I pray that God will blanket you in his love and healing...  You are Cooper's mommy and you always will be... We love you both and support you
Avatar universal
Oh Rachel, I am so so sorry for your loss!  I am bawling as I tell you that I am devastated for you and your husband and  little Cooper. You will all be in my prayers and, you are right, you and Cooper have touched my life and I'm grateful to you for sharing Cooper with us.  I pray that you and your husband continue to heal.  Alli
503649 tn?1304361066
Rachel,

I'm so very sorry for the loss of your son.  May God give yo the strength to get through this.

Debbie
299155 tn?1235492869

Rachel,

You and your little boy Cooper have touched so many in this community.  Thank you for sharing your beautiful Cooper with us.  He was looking into your eyes saying you are my forever Mommy and I will be loving you forever and ever.  He has left a footprint on my family's heart that will never fade...we thank you for sharing...
Avatar universal
i am so sorry for your loss. i can only imagine what you are going through! you sound like you are staying strong. Cooper was such a lovely little boy. I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
250155 tn?1485299539
omg, i am so sorry for your loss.  i also hve no idea what to say except that your family is in our prayers...  
304970 tn?1331429594
I wanted to say (as many have already said..) I can't express in words how truly sorry I am for you and your family. You are in my thoughts.
557405 tn?1276722099
I have been reading about your little angel Cooper. You are enduring what I believe is the hardest and worst thing that any person can experience. You are a wonderful, strong person and Cooper was so blessed to have a family like yours. May God bless you and your family.
384150 tn?1399908416
I dont know you, but I wish I could give you a hug.
My heart and sympathy go out to you and your family and you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa RG.
212161 tn?1537898045
thank you for letting us be a part of super cooper, i read each letter as it came to my e-mail and i prayed each time for him and ya, it was a up and down coaster , but you rode the ride with cooper and shared a lot in the 6 weeks he was with you, i pray for rest and peace in your's and your familys hearts, and am so glad you got all thoses great pics of him and his pretty eyes, i love the dad and son tato's , hang on to the good times you had with him and always remember you was touched by a angel from GOD. hugz Barbara
377493 tn?1356505749
I am so very very sorry for your loss.  I will keep you and your family in my prayers, and I know that beautiful little Cooper is safe and secure in God's arms.

Amanda
171867 tn?1271047748
I am so sorry for your loss, as I write this I am filled with tears and my heart just breaks for you and your family! I can not imagine your pain... though as a mother it tears me up to even begin to try and imagine.. May the lord bless you with tremendous strength during this time in your life, and know that you will one day see him again.
God Bless You

Love
Kelly
193609 tn?1292183893
I did not know of Cooper until he passed, and went to his caring page and read every update. I was crying by the time I got to the end. He was such a fighter, and I pray that your heart heals from such a deep loss. I am so sorry.

Cheyenne
Avatar universal
...my heart is breaking.  I can't even find the words to say anything except that I am sooooo sorry...
You are in my thoughts,
Lisa
229760 tn?1291471470
Thank you everyone for all your love and support.  I will need many prayers to get through the next couples of days. We must lay our little man to rest on Monday.  I am trying so hard to be strong like Cooper, but I am failing miserably.  I know my little angel will help us through this.

If you would like to read about Cooper's short time here on Earth, you can visit his carepage. Just go to carepages.com and click on visit. The name of Cooper's link is care4cooper. There you can read daily updates from the very minute he was born until his last message written from heaven. There is also a photo gallery and place to leave messages. This page has given us more support then I could have ever imagined.  

Thanks again for everything.
Avatar universal
You are a very strong person....stronger than I could ever be.  You son was truly loved and given to such great parents!  He will always watch down on you and forever be your little boy!  I will pray for you and your family.
121828 tn?1333468091
I am so sad right now. I went to Coopers page and could only read a couple. I was crying so hard, I could imagine it being my Blake, it almost felt like it was. Your loss is more than anyone should have to endure. I'm glad you got the time you did with him, my heart aches terribly for you...
216278 tn?1308864682
I read your post and your story on carepages.com and I just wanted to say how very sorry I am for your loss.  You sound like an amazing woman and Cooper, an amazing little boy!  I will say extra prayers for you and your family!

God Bless You!
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