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    Randy Morris

    Thank you for sharing your story. You are very honest and courageous for sharing your thoughts. God works in many ways in our life that we don't understand immediately but in time we take comfort in knowing that all things are for His glory and our ultimate good.

    My wife and I lost our son only two hours after birth (one year ago in January) due to a condition known as Potter Syndrome. We knew at 24 weeks that the chances of Skylar lasting more than two days was next to none. The doctors told us that we should terminate that same week they gave us the terrible news and repeatedly insisted even after we told them that as Christians we don't believe in abortion. We went to a hospital that respected our wishes. Skylar was a beautiful baby boy (over 9lbs.) who shared his life with us for two amazing hours. We donated his heart valves in hopes of being able to help another family (perhaps two). Our full story can be found at the site below.

    Loving This Mom Stuff

    Wow. Thank you so much for sharing all your emotions so freely. I cannot even comprehend what you went through, but sobbed as I read your words. My heart broke for you.

    Found you via MckMama!
    Have a great weekend!

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