Have Faith and Chose Life

Minnesota State Senator Julia Coleman and her husband Jacob found out they were expecting identical twin boys with Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome.  They shared the placenta, with one baby getting more blood than the other.  The parents were advised to do “selective reduction,” benign-sounding words for aborting one of their cherished babies.  They refused and put themselves in the hands of God.  Eventually the condition resolved on its own without surgery.  Julia completed a legislative session at midnight and the boys were delivered by C-section the next day.  But they were born prematurely, and James and Charles spent a month in NICU.  As Julia spoke with parents of multiples, she learned abortion was frequently pushed on them.  Her advice, “Have faith and choose life.”


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