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The Tree is Forever a Symbol of Strength, Resiliency, and New Growth

The Tree is Forever a Symbol of Strength, Resiliency, and New Growth

"Throughout my recovery, I have had amazing experiences I can't explain that have helped me realize with each of my losses I have grown stronger and empowered," Smith said. "It's like the balsam fir tree that has some of its limbs removed in the tipping process to make remembrance wreaths. The tree isn't destroyed in the pruning process; it manages to thrive, flourish, and give back."

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