Thursday, January 5, 2012

Reunion

Here is an utterly heartrending story a friend sent to me about how a mother lost a baby conceived in rape and found her again 77 years later.
For most of her 100 years, Minka Disbrow tried to find out what became of the precious baby girl she gave up for adoption after being raped as a teen. She hoped, but never imagined, she'd see her Betty Jane again. The cruel act of violence bore in Disbrow an enduring love for the child. She kept a black and white photograph of the baby bundled in blankets and tucked inside a basket. It was the last she saw of the girl — until the phone rang in her California apartment in 2006 with the voice of an Alabama man and a story she could have only dreamed. (Read entire post.)
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2 comments:

Kaitlyn said...

What a beautiful story! It always amazes me how the Lord can take a tragedy and turn it into something wonderful.

Matterhorn said...

Isn't it sad that so many recommend aborting such children?