Cynthia Baker's Profile
Let me tell you the story about Ten Thousand Oaks and it's purpose.
You see, my third child's name is Nara, which means "oak" in Japanese. When she was 17 weeks gestation, the waters broke. I carried her in my womb on the strictest of bedrest for over 8 weeks, with the constant help of my loving husband, parents, and family. The final week and 2 days were spent in a hospital with a NICU. She was born via emergency c-section at 25 weeks and 2 days. She stayed on this earth for 28 hours before dying in the arms of her mommy and daddy.
Her daddy came up with the idea of having oak saplings at the funeral for family and friends to plant in her honor. A friend donated 500 saplings, 200 of which are planted on our property. I've been collecting acorns and receiving them from friends in the mail. Pushing them into the ground to bring new life into this world to honor a life gone too soon brings me a…
- Born on November 18
- Joined March 1, 2008