The first two pictures are of myself as a
baby in Europe and the following pictures include my handicapped son, Sterling.
Sterling is now 19 year old and he function at the level of an infant:
He doesn't talk or walk and he is completely helpless and requires
complete care such as diapering, feeding, washing, dressing as would an
This is me (Shirley) almost 2 year old (June 1950)
with bandages covering the side of my face below my ears to hide
the oozing eczema patches.
This is me (Shirley) 18 month old with mother and father
This is me (Shirley) with my 19 month old son, Sterling.
I was 185 lbs then. November 1980
Here is my 22 month old Sterling sleeping with his dady
Here I am overweight at 185 lbs with my son Sterling
who is about 18 month old. (1981)
May 1983: I have lost 60 lbs. Here with my son
Sterling who is now 4 year old and our dog Nadja
November 1993: Holding Sterling on a poney.
He is 14 year old.
In our big bed teaching Sterling to play
with a toy and looking in a mirror.
1993: Holding 14 year old Sterling on a swing
November 1994: Sweet talking to 15 year old Sterling
November 1994: Loving Sterling
June 1995: Laying in bed with 16 year old Sterling and working
on my laptop.
1994: with my dog Shasta. I have a beautiful skin here.
June 1996: training my dog Shasta for personal protection
while Sterling looks on from his stroller.
My skin was still fine than.