Sunday, January 11, 2009

Doomed to death?

A little over eight years ago, my niece heard these words from a woman, "I will not bring this child into the world." The woman was not an expectant mother, she was my niece's OB/GYN. At five months into her pregnancy, an ultrasound revealed my niece's child had no apparent brain matter . . . . Many experts advised termination of the pregnancy.

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Today, this young boy attends second grade, is preparing to make his first communion, sees and comments on the beauty that surrounds him . . . he is a thriving little person deserving of care. Ultimately, he is a child of God, deserving of the special place in this world that God intended for him.


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