Gosdin would like to see her daughter's story inspire others, too.
"From the moment Naomi saw Twinkie she loved her for what she was, regardless of her past or looks. And Naomi, if I may add, turned out to be the best mom, friend and protector Twinkie could ever have," Gosdin said.
Then Gosdin relayed something very moving that Naomi recently said about Twinkie: "All the scars on her body are my scars too. She has taught me never to give up, but bear the scars without looking back. And healing, Mom, healing — that is what we are learning to do.”