After undergoing several months of pregnancy,
Stacie who choose to be single mother was diagnosed with head and neck cancer. Cancer
was the cause frequent headaches and body like
doctor advised her to undergo
he refused for fear
of disturbing the
health of the baby. He knows the
risk is great for him but
it must be lived. In a short message
to his sister, painted
when he understands that risk. "I wish I could live long.
If something happened to me,
you take this baby,"
she told Ray Phillips, the elder
Stacie suddenly fainted due to the influence
of cancer. Simultaneously
with the baby's heart rate go
down. Stacie then stop the
heart even for an
hour. Faced with the difficult situation that
the doctors finally released the baby,
though still 10 weeks prematurely.
Infants who later was named
Dottie Mae was taken to the incubation chamber in a separate building.
A nun who knew Stacie struggle to have children to feel pity. He felt Stacie will never see her baby. Therefore, when Stacie woke up he took Dottie Mae to
her side to see
her baby, perhaps
for the first and last time.
Stacie's brother, Ray Phillips, witnessed the sad event. Stacie see her son so happy even though he was helpless. He
touched her arm. "I felt something like this might be the most beautiful thing in my life. I do not think will ever again see a
beautiful thing," said
Ray mimicked his
Stacie finally died three days later. His
struggle to have
children even though he
did succeed he should lose
his life. Dottie itself can grow up healthily in the hands of
Ray Phillips and his wife Jennifer, who already had six children.
In your opinion what is
the message implicit in the story?