Will You Be Taking The Baby Home

It Happens Here

Would it surprise you to know that right here, in Middle America, the hospital’s social worker asked, “Will you be taking the baby home?” You see, the child was born with Down syndrome. I suppose things were different then. It was, after all, 1990.

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Only 25 years ago, this question was presented about my child as a legitimate and reasonable option. Although my son’s first father and I