Saturday, May 30, 2009


Longtime members of the E3 community know how dearly I love the Cactus Cuties, particularly their renditions of the Star Spangled Banner and other songs of patriotism and faith. I am saddened to pass along the report that Nannette Barrett (mother of the eldest Cutie, Baylee Barrett) has lost her battle with cancer. There is no good age to lose your mother, but at least I was in my twenties, already married with a daughter of my own, when cancer took mine. I can't begin to imagine how tough it must be for a teenager to go through it.

Their latest YouTube video seems particularly poignant under the circumstances.

Godspeed, Mrs. Barrett.

1 comment:

  1. I hate that children are forced to face such a loss so young.

    To the nearest Angel passing by
    I have a message and I can't fly
    if you could please carry it along
    and express it in a song

    It's as heavy as my heart
    not very sweet, somewhat tart
    be that as it may
    all I have to say

    Life everlasting has lost it's alure
    next time take me as ransom for a cure



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