Bloom

Bloom : Finding Beauty in the Unexpected

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From the outside looking in, Kelle Hampton had the perfect life. But after the birth of her second baby, Kelle knew something was wrong. He new daughter was soon confirmed as having Down syndrome. This book is Kelle's memoir of the journey she has since been on.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 277 pages
  • 182.88 x 241.3 x 27.94mm | 907.18g
  • WILLIAM MORROW
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0062045032
  • 9780062045034
  • 59,236

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"Bloom is one of the most emotionally stirring books I've ever read.... This story is a reminder that perfect, when it comes to human beings, is such a relative (and irrelevant) term...and that a mother's love for her child is a powerful, eternal, unshakable force." Ree Drummond, New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks
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"A constitutionally positive person...Hampton makes a convincing argument that grief and disappointment can be transformed into compassion and joy."--People (3 stars)
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About Kelle Hampton

Writer and photographer Kelle Hampton chronicles the simple joys of motherhood and daily life on her popular blog, Enjoying the Small Things. An advocate for individuals with Down syndrome, she has been honored by both the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), receiving the NDSC National Media Award in 2010. Kelle lives in Naples, Florida, with her husband, Brett; their two daughters, Lainey and Nella; and her stepsons, Austyn and Brandyn.
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5,574 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 35% (1,928)
4 32% (1,771)
3 22% (1,253)
2 8% (469)
1 3% (153)
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