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  • "The Holy Family of Nazareth is truly the 'prototype" of every Christian family which…is called to carry out the wonderful vocation and mission of being the living cell not only of society but also of the Church, a sign and instrument of unity
    for the entire human race."

    - Pope Benedict XVI

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Baby girl born with part of her brain OUTSIDE her skull defies doctors to thrive Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2552132/Baby-girl-born-brain-OUTSIDE-skull-defies-doctors-thrive.

Posted by Joseph on 14 February, 2014

  • Faith Martin was born with a birth defect called encephalocele
  • She was diagnosed during a pregnancy scan and her parents were told she would probably not be able to breathe at birth and wouldn’t be resuscitated
  • They were warned that even if she survived she could be severely disabled
  • They decided not to terminate the pregnancy to give her a chance
  • When she was born she cried immediately and was able to go home
  • She has now had surgery to remove the protrusion and is not believed to have suffered any long-term problems

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2552132/Baby-girl-born-brain-OUTSIDE-skull-defies-doctors-thrive.html#ixzz2tL6sr3x1
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