S: Morgan Elaine Brokaw
BC: This is a grandmother's remembrance of the significant events surrounding the birth of Morgan Elaine Brokaw. She was named in honor of her paternal grandmother, Marci Elaine Brokaw, who was called home to Heaven before she could meet Morgan. Morgan has one grandmother that loves her here and a loving grandmother in heaven watching over her. Rebecca Ann Baker
FC: Morgan Elaine Brokaw
1: There are many strong an handsome men in your family tree. They will come to help you if you ever need them.
2: You come from a long line of extraordinary women with talent, beauty, and strength.
3: You will learn many things from them, especially your mom. | She is young at heart and very wise.
4: Your mom and dad were in love, so they got married, and we all got to be there. They were a beautiful couple. | A few years later, they wanted a baby.
5: Your dad wanted to be sure you had a good life, so he joined the Marines to protect his country and his family. Your mom and I drove all over the mountains and made you pretty things while your dad was in boot camp.
6: Your mom's friends from Hillsdale Baptist Church gave her a beautiful baby shower and you got almost everything you needed. Uncle Mark made a delicious, gorgeous cake.
7: Your mom was very glad your dad got there in time. He was very sleepy after his long trip to be with you when you were born. | But he was strong when your mom was tired.
8: When you were finally born everyone started doing things real fast. It made you mad and you cried.
9: They gave you to your dad and he loved you very much. Then your mom held you for the first time, and you were a family.
10: We gave thanks that you were born strong and healthy.
11: We took turns holding you, amazed at how perfect you were and how beautiful.
12: Uncle Mark waited for you to be born in the lobby and was so happy to see you. Grandpa Steve came soon after you were born.
13: Lots of friends and family waited in the lobby, snacking on a basket made to welcome you into the world.
14: And there you were, in all your glory.
15: It was hard for your dad to leave you, but he had to. Before he left, he and your mom brought you to the church and dedicated you to God. | The same way your grandfather and I did when your mom was born.
17: After your dad went back to California, you used your time to get used to your new surroundings. While charming your mom and perfecting your modeling skills.
18: You posed for lots of pictures.
19: You did not mind most of the time. Sometimes you got mad. And you were the sweetest girl we had ever seen.