Hi Josh, I don’t feel as if you’ve implied anything and I hear what you’re saying and agree. Love is the most powerful force, especially when involving circumstances that have left of feeling not so good about ourselves.

In actuality, we didn’t “have” her committed. What we did was file the application with the court for an evaluation. This is not a decision we take lightly and in both cases spent weeks debating what we should do. This requires separating emotions from fact and making a final decision based from these facts. The fact is, if we’re at a point where we can no longer keep her safe from herself than we are truly out of options.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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