Thanks to Stand-in Moms Who Step in When Mothers are Absent

Thanks to Stand-in Moms Who Step in When Mothers are Absent

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This Mother’s Day, CNN readers pay tribute to women who were not their biological mothers but filled a matriarchal role.

Shawn Fontenot Yujuico, left, was 17 years old when her mom died in a car accident. Stepmother Shirley Fontenot “just flat out loved us. She loved us over our brattiness, our ‘You are not Mother,’ over our heartbreak. She didn’t love us conditionally; she loved us with her whole heart.”

(READ the article in CNN)

Thanks to Katherine for submitting the link

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