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My husband grants Knight moved from California to Massachusetts.
-- our newborn son.
-- church -- family we look for the nearest chapel and soon found ourselves in the congregation led by a clearly bright and capable man.
Mean Mitt Romney.
I knew it was special from the start.
At the time we didn't know what -- -- -- drier and the day he stopped -- to welcome -- I was embarrassed to have laundry hanging all over the house.
That -- wasn't face.
As we spoke without a word he joined me and actually started helping -- (%expletive) clothes from around the house and holding them.
By the time it -- not only did I feel welcome.
My laundry was done.
And I juggled school.
Job search and family.
We grew to love the Romney's.
They became role models and friends.
And we were honored when -- and regularly trusted us to stay with -- five rambunctious.
But very loving sons when they traveled.
It was when our daughter Kate was -- three and a half months early however.
That I fully came to appreciate.
What a great treasure of friendship we had and it -- -- Kate was so tiny.
And very sick.
Her lungs not yet ready to -- Her heart unstable.
And after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage at three days old.
She was teetering.
On the very kids of life.
As -- sat -- -- -- intensive care consumed with a mother's worry and -- Dear -- came to visit and pray with me.
As our clergy he was one of very few visitors allowed it.
And I will never forget how.
When you look down tenderly at my daughter.
His eyes filled with tears.
And he reached down and gently stroked her tiny back.
I could tell immediately.
That he didn't just see a tangle of -- and tubes and wires.
He saw our beautiful little girl.
And he was clearly overcome with compassion for her.
During the many months that application was hospitalized.
The Romney's often cared for our two year old son here.
They treated him like one of their own like -- six sun.
They gave him the nickname and even welcomed him to stay the night we needed.
-- Thanksgiving rolled around he was still struggling for life.
Brain surgery was scheduled.
In the holiday was the furthest thing from our minds.
But that morning I opened my door to find -- and his boy's arms loaded down with a Thanksgiving feast.
Of course sleeper overcome.
When I called to thank gambling here she sweetly confessed it'd been -- idea.
That most of the shopping and cooking and -- had been done by hand.
She in the -- it just happily -- in.
Eventually we moved from Boston.
Our daughter Kate who went -- an amazing girl of faith and love.
Stationed -- -- remains whether.
And after 26 years of both miracles.
She passed away just a year and a half ago.
In the midst of making.
The final decision to run for president.
Which had to be the most difficult of their lives.
When they heard of -- passing.
Both commit any and cause us to personally reach out to us and extend -- sympathy.
And express their love.
It seems to me.
When it comes to loving our neighbor we can talk about it but we can live it.
The Romney's -- it every single.
A win them.
-- -- -- But when I seen me -- around me.
I know him to be a loving father.
-- man of faith.
And it caring and compassionate friends.
It is with great excitement and renewed hope.
That I think of our country will be blessed.
-- -- led by a man who is not only slow very accomplished and capable.
But who's devoted his entire life.
That man is Mitt Romney.
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