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A Message from Barbara Theodosiou

It is with the greatest sadness that I must tell you, my TAM sisters, of the tragic passing of my beloved boy, Daniel Francis Montalbano.

He was born into my loving embrace on October 24th, 1991. I loved him from the moment I looked into his beautiful eyes. As the years passed, Daniel required much attention from me, and he became my very heart.

Daniel was kind, thoughtful, and gentle; it was a privilege to know him and to love him. I, his brothers and sister, and his extended family, loved him dearly.

Daniel was a very unique and gifted soul; he was a free spirit. He expressed that soul and spirit in his art, and in his writing. He was brilliant; he had a thirst for knowledge. At times misunderstood by others, I remained in awe of his ability to overcome defeat time and time again, and to rise up stronger, and more determined in his quest for a successful adult life.

It is because of Daniel’s pain and struggles that I created The Addict’s Mom.

My motivation was and continues to be to unite all mothers who battle the disease of addiction in a precious family member.

Although Daniel’s life here on Earth was all too brief, his struggle is over. I give him into God’s embrace, where he will be protected as I protected him.

I know within my very core that his life is my inspiration to fulfill the mission of TAM. Although Daniel’s life is a high price to pay, his life will not be in vain. Just as my beloved boy was able to face his Demons with determination again and again, I too, will rise up in his honor and fight the Demon of addiction until my dying breath.

God Bless each and every one of you, and God Bless my precious Daniel.

Love,
Barbara

       

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