Beverly Pile still remembers the day as if it were yesterday. But it was almost 24 years ago that she gave birth to a baby boy, whom she later discovered did not have the ‘ten toes and fingers’ mothers pray for. Instead, some of his fingers were missing, some were pasted together and to the naked eye, it was obvious that something was wrong with his legs.
She cried for almost six months and fought constant emotional battles as she took little Daniel into the public and was faced with the cruel remarks of others. She vividly remembers the harsh comment of a doctor who questioned why she was bringing up a child who would be an obvious burden.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In