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Little Avery Lawson Comes Home

Welcome Home Avery' was on signs from U.S. 96 North, down Tenaha Street, all the way to the downtown Center square Saturday, August 1, 2015 where an anxious crowd waited to welcome Avery Lawson back to Shelby County.

Well-wishers began cheering as Avery's vehicle entered the square escorted by two Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper vehicle. The vehicle pulled into the center of the square and as Avery exited the vehicle, friends greeted her and Avery replied to them with simply, "I'm free," to which everyone cheered.

Among her supporters was a family who knows so well the journey Avery and her family have been on. Brooklyn Oliver with pom poms in hand cheered for Avery along with her family.

Avery's grandmother, Cecelia Boles spoke to the crowd giving thanks to the Lord and appreciation to everyone for their prayers and support. Boles said, "This baby is a miracle. God has touched not only her life, but our lives and so many others everyday."

Lawson has been recovering since May 31, 2015 from an ATV accident. She is the daughter of Emma & Carl Whitehead and Craig & Abby Lawson.

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