Confession Letter From Dad to His Daughter With Down Syndrome. {Inspiring Video}

Via on Oct 1, 2013

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Heath White became numb and emotionally shut off from his childhood-sweetheart wife and unborn baby when he found out that their second child would be born with Down Syndrome.

He encouraged his wife Jennifer to have an abortion and went through all of the stages of grief, feeling like he’d lost a child.

His heartbroken wife, however, had other plans—she refused to do anything but keep their baby girl.

Watch this video—and watch a jock, “perfect”-type guy become a man he didn’t even know he could be.

This viral video surprised me with its inspiring and loving tribute to a daughter—in the hopes of touching just one more family out there that’s perhaps contemplating a different ending for their fairy tale.

 

 

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Ed: Bryonie Wise

About Jennifer S. White

Jennifer is a voracious reader, obsessive writer, passionate yoga instructor and drinker of hoppy ales. She's also a devoted mama and wife (a stay-at-home yogi). She considers herself to be one of the funniest people that ever lived and she's also an identical twin. In addition to her work on elephant journal, Jennifer has over 40 articles published on the wellness website MindBodyGreen and her yoga-themed column Your Personal Yogi ran in the newspaper Toledo Free Press. She holds a Bachelor's degree in geology, absolutely no degrees in anything related to literature, and she currently owns a wheel of cheese. If you want to learn more about Jennifer then make sure to check out her writing, as she's finally put her tendencies to over-think and over-share to good use. Jennifer's first book, The Best Day of Your Life, is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and on her website.

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