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A Miracle Child


We have always referred to my four year old son, Elijah, as our miracle child. I will never forget what happened to him on that day back in January 2008 when he was two months old. The day started out normal and I was scheduled for an interview at 6:00 in the evening but my baby had been running a fever earlier in the day. I had cared for him and he seemed fine. Later, around 5:30, he became congested. I followed the Advice Nurse’s suggestion to put him in his car seat in the bathroom and turn the shower on so that the shower mist would make him breathe easier. This worked and so I was at ease.

I left him with my husband and went outside to catch the bus to my interview. Funny thing was that the bus