A Very Special Girl With A Very Special T-Shirt

by Susan

Earlier this month we ran a review and giveaway for the adorable Bitty Braille handmade t-shirts. And one of our fellow bloggers, Erna from Sweet Serenity, let us know about a little girl who truly deserves one of these precious braille t-shirts.

Ivey in her Bitty Braille T-ShirtIvey is a beautiful little girl who has been handed a tough set of obstacles to overcome.

She has a “rare genetic syndrome as a result of a deletion in her 21st chromosome. She has anophthalmia, which means that she was born without eyes. She also has a trach and a feeding tube.”

But God has granted her many blessings and you can read more about Ivey’s life at her blog.

When Erna saw the cute Bitty Braille t-shirts, she immediately thought of Ivey and knew that Ivey would be blessed by a braille shirt of her own.

The wonderful folks at Bitty Braille agreed that Ivey should definitely have a shirt, and they lovingly donated a custom printed “Ivey” t-shirt to her.

You can see a sweet video of Ivey showing off her t-shirt on her blog.

Thank you to Erna and Bitty Braille for adding an extra reason to smile for Ivey and her family.

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Susan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006. Susan loves all social media, but her top addiction these days is Pinterest. She recently published a children's book titled "The Pest Detectives" which you can download now in digital format for free.

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{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

1 ventanawhos daily September 26, 2007 at 11:55 pm

that’s awesome! see? despite the bad news, there ARE good people out there…


2 The Pumkin Patch September 26, 2007 at 11:57 pm

Thats so sad yet so awesome of them to do that!!! Thanks for posting about this!


3 bree September 27, 2007 at 12:31 am

That is so wonderful of Erna and Bitty Braille! Ivey is such a precious little blessing! I have been reading through her blog, she is beautiful and her parents are awesome!


4 Laura September 27, 2007 at 12:49 am

I just love stories like this! Way to Go Erna and Bitty Braille!! Ivey is so precious in that little shirt. Look at the sweet smile!


5 Irreverent, Barefoot Ragamuffins September 27, 2007 at 1:58 am

She’s really styling in her new shirt. What a great thing to do.


6 Atasha September 27, 2007 at 2:13 am

That’s wonderful! Heading on over there to read about Ivey


7 Kailani September 27, 2007 at 2:59 am

That was so generous of everyone involved! It kind of restores your faith in the good in people.


8 Adventures In Babywearing September 27, 2007 at 6:45 am

Oh my heart… how precious.


9 ChupieandJsmama September 27, 2007 at 7:05 am

How wonderful!! It brings tears to my eyes to see the generousity and caring showed toward that sweet little girl.


10 sue September 27, 2007 at 7:41 am

How precious she is!


11 Carey September 27, 2007 at 7:53 am

That is so wonderful. She looks adorable in her new shirt.


12 Erna September 27, 2007 at 10:38 am

I’m so delighted to see Ivey in her shirt. I first saw it on Ivey’s blog. What a surprise to see that she didn’t get just any shirt but one with her name on it! Too cool!


13 Carrie September 27, 2007 at 12:44 pm

What a great idea! She looks gorgeous in her shirt! Thank you for telling us about this family… i will be praying for them!


14 Tamm September 27, 2007 at 1:53 pm

Ivey has captured my heart!!! Watching how cute and beautiful she is and seeing her shining personality through the videos her mom posts puts a smile on my face everyday!! With much love and hope for Ivey!!


15 melody is slurping life September 28, 2007 at 12:00 am

Thank you, Britty Braille, for gifting this child.

Prayers, and blessings to Ivey. What a story of faith.


16 Trina September 28, 2007 at 3:23 am

What a precious little girl and what a sweet gift from Bitty Braille! Straight from the heart.



17 donna September 28, 2007 at 6:27 am

That’s a blessing, the video of peek a boo is too too cute (on Ivey’s blog) I’ll have to get my niece on of these shirts also they’re such a cool idea!


18 Kilikina September 28, 2007 at 12:44 pm

I read Ivey’s blog too and I am so glad she got a shirt.


19 peter pan October 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm

that is awesome and sad if u mad a video u should use the song ill try by jonatha brooke


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