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Like any other expectant parents, in the early morning hours of that April Spring day in 1983, Kathy and Terry were eagerly waiting the birth of their first child. In a very brief moment, their lives were changed forever. Little Sarah was born with numerous life threatening health problems as well as several physical "defects" or  anomalies. When faced with so many very serious issues, the doctors gave the same prognosis that seems to be so often given to the family of a tiny newborn baby, clinging to life, "She may not survive beyond the first 24 hours." Immediately, Kathy and Terry looked ...[Read more]

abby-beautiful butterfly

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abby's story Written by: Tammy (her lucky Mama) The doctor performing the routine ultra sound during my fifth pregnancy 7 years ago, was quietly studying the screen while I lay there watching his face and my husband sat eagerly waiting. Finally he said, "Do you want to know the sex?" to which we said, "Yes." He replied,"It's a girl." We smiled and made comments about how our other children would react to the news. Then, quietly, he stood up and said, "I'll be right back." As we sat there for what seemed like forever, my husband said, "He was sure studying her intently.  I ...[Read more]