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Amazing Virgin Islander

I wanted to share this write up on my mother's blog about an amazing local legend: Llewellyn Westerman is a living, breathing miracle.

I got teary reading it, but I know it is because I am a bit hormonal.

Simple Pleasures

I woke up this morning when my alarm went off at 6, but decided it was not yet time to get up, my bed felt too good, so I snoozed the alarm and finally got up around 6:30. I didn't really feel the desire to walk that I had the night before, but I got myself up and ready anyway and headed out the door. The air was crisp and cool for the Caribbean and the sun was just beginning to climb in the gray sky. I took it all in, breathing deeply and falling into a comfortable, brisk stride. The terrain wasn't ideal once I left the safety of my driveway and neighborhood, but I made do, walking on the grassy roadside when the few vehicles passed me, mostly construction workers beginning their days so early. After about 15 minutes I got to a place where the ocean was visible and no longer obstructed with the large houses that sit along Cotton Valley shores. The sun was climbing higher in the sky as I continued on my way around the slightly twisty and hilly roads on the north shore. At what…