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Stand with the 8% – Down Syndrome Babies Who Weren’t Aborted
Patheos ^ | 5-15-2012 | Bristol Palin

Posted on 05/15/2012 7:59:12 AM PDT by palin45potus

In the United States, would you believe ninety-two percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted before they get a chance to take a breath? When I hear this statistic, it makes me want to burst into tears.  I can’t imagine a world without Trig — he is the best brother!  (Okay, you’re not too bad either, Track!)

It’s crazy how in love with Trig we all are. When Tripp is acting up — which he does often! — I sometimes joke with my mom. “Hey, want to trade kids?” I laugh.

Willow and I always talk about how lovable Trig is, and how we’d take him over any so-called “normal” kid anyday! He’s way cooler than people with fewer chromosomes. I’d have a Down syndrome baby in a heartbeat, and I know anyone else would if they saw any sort of glimpse of how perfect my little brother is.

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KEYWORDS: abortion; downsyndrome; palin; palinfamily; trig

1 posted on 05/15/2012 7:59:21 AM PDT by palin45potus
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To: palin45potus

If 0bamacare becomes fully implemented,
some panel in some far off office will tell anyone who has a diagnosed Downs baby - “abort it or get no medical care for it ever”.


2 posted on 05/15/2012 8:02:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: palin45potus

Wow. A wonderful perpective from a Palin family member.

You tell ‘em, Bristol.

I wish I had neighbors like the Palin family. Or the Cheney family...(I could go on...but you get the idea)


3 posted on 05/15/2012 8:03:13 AM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: palin45potus

Liberal media and blogosphere condescension in 3...2...1...


4 posted on 05/15/2012 8:03:18 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: JaguarXKE

And the million dollar Obama friend, Bill Maher, will likely toss his hand into the ring of crapping on her in 3...2..1..


5 posted on 05/15/2012 8:05:16 AM PDT by commonguymd (Freedom is a myth anymore it seems)
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To: palin45potus

The other posts on her blog are good reading, too.


6 posted on 05/15/2012 8:06:44 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: palin45potus

THANKS for posting this...


7 posted on 05/15/2012 8:15:03 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (How do you say Arkanicide in Kenyan?)
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To: palin45potus

I believe that Trig is a big part of the left’s visceral hatred for Sarah Palin. In their minds, Trig should have been aborted. When the Palins were onstage at the 2008 convention, and it was obvious that Trig was a cherished member of the family, it threw their moral bankruptcy back in their faces. Seeing little Piper hold him and stroke his hair made them recoil in horror. Trig was a reminder to liberals that all life is precious.


8 posted on 05/15/2012 8:15:14 AM PDT by Freestate316
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To: palin45potus

The most heartwarming experience of my life was teaching golf to special needs athletes, many with Down Syndrome at Ivey Ranch GC in Thousand Palms, CA. The pure expression of joy is truly inspirational. The glow in my heart lingers years later.


9 posted on 05/15/2012 8:16:47 AM PDT by Any Fate But Submission
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To: MissMagnolia

I agree with you.

It was a tough intro that Bristolhad to endure, and she handled it about as well as anyone could expect, given the circumstances.

But since she’s moved back to Alaska, and is apparently in a healthy relationship with a guy from the area, who is a Carhartts and Steel-Toes type of guy, I think she’s really matured.

Good for Bristol, and a job well done by Todd and Sarah Palin in raising her right.


10 posted on 05/15/2012 8:17:55 AM PDT by palin45potus
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To: SueRae

Bristol has a way with words and of course I agree with her. I’ve never met anyone with Downs that did not seem better than the average person.


11 posted on 05/15/2012 8:19:22 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: palin45potus

Bristol really is a pistol! God bless her.


12 posted on 05/15/2012 8:21:02 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: palin45potus

Growing up in NY, I rarely saw a Down’s child.
Moving to GA, I was startled at how common they are.
I think I’ll stay in GA. They value life here.


13 posted on 05/15/2012 8:23:01 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (Cloud storage? Dropbox rocks! Sign up at http://db.tt/nQqWGd3 for 2GB free (and I get more too).)
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To: palin45potus

We have friends who have a 19 year old daughter with Down Syndrome. She will graduate high school in 3 weeks. She is an amazing young woman.


14 posted on 05/15/2012 8:23:19 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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Another wonderful piece by her girl Bristol!

15 posted on 05/15/2012 8:39:14 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: palin45potus

I’ve known a number of people with Down’s Syndrome—children, teenagers, young adults. Several of them worked in the supermarkets, bringing the shopping carts back from the parking lot. There’s a couple of them who sit near me at Mass on Sundays.

Without exception they are beautiful people, always smiling, always kind and willing to help. There are always jobs they can do to earn their livings.

Family planning has Nazi roots. Who was better and contributed more to humanity, Hitler, or the inferior races he sent to the gas chambers?


16 posted on 05/15/2012 8:58:41 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: MrB

We had a Downs baby over 40 years ago. He had many of the physical problems that Downs babies sometimes have. We weren’t rich; but we paid his medical bills just fine without Obamacare. He passed away after an abdominal surgery when he was just six weeks old. - The liberals can just kiss my a$$. - Life and death are not in the hands of the commies, as they will soon discover.


17 posted on 05/15/2012 9:01:27 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: onyx

Thank you for the ping.


18 posted on 05/15/2012 9:03:34 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: palin45potus

The Palins are a one family wreacking crew to everything the Liberals believe in as they represent everything we the silent “MAJORITY” believe in.


19 posted on 05/15/2012 9:38:22 AM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: palin45potus

The contrast with Barack Obama, who wouldn’t want his daughters “punished with a baby” is striking.


20 posted on 05/15/2012 9:46:10 AM PDT by Pollster1 (“A boy becomes a man when a man is needed.” - John Steinbeck)
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To: Freestate316
"Seeing little Piper hold him and stroke his hair made them recoil in horror."

I loved the fact that she licked her fingers then used them to comb his hair. Most of us mothers can relate to that. :-)

21 posted on 05/15/2012 10:03:05 AM PDT by Spunky
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To: Freestate316

“........Trig was a reminder to liberals that all life is precious.”

Bears repeating.


22 posted on 05/15/2012 10:45:19 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: onyx

What a great pic!


23 posted on 05/15/2012 10:49:39 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: MrB

>> If 0bamacare becomes fully implemented,
some panel in some far off office will tell anyone who has a diagnosed Downs baby - “abort it or get no medical care for it ever”. <<

.
The plan is to end all medical care anyway.


24 posted on 05/15/2012 1:16:47 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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