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  •  That's kind of you to say (12+ / 0-)

    but I can't write it now. I'm surprised that writing this dredged up so much old pain. Short version....my son was stillborn at full term within 24 hours after being listed for a heart transplant. I suffered and grieved, adopted a sweet boy with autism, quit my job, and became a farmer. I also met women all over the country who'd been in my shoes and learned how location, access to prenatal testing, and income/insurance determined to some extent not only the final outcome, but the range of treatment choices available.

    You can put your shoes in the oven, but it won't make them biscuits.

    by quetzalmom on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 08:15:02 AM PST

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    •  {{{{{{quetzalmom}}}}}}} n/t (3+ / 0-)
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      nomandates, sturunner, Avilyn

      "The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible." -- Bertrand Russell

      by wide eyed lib on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 10:30:28 AM PST

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