I’m getting over hating myself. It has very little worth.
Bob, a guest in 23 Weeks 6 Days, Radiolab
Bob also read Harry Potter to their struggling premature daughter. Trying to not cry as I’m listening.
When Kelley Benham and her husband Tom French finally got pregnant, after many attempts and a good deal of technological help, everything was perfect. Until it wasn’t. Their story raises questions that, until recently, no parent had to face… and that are still nearly impossible to answer.
This hour, we spend the entire episode on the story of Kelley and Tom, whose daughter was born at 23 weeks and 6 days, roughly halfway to full term. Their story contains an entire universe of questions about the lines between life and death, reflex and will, and the confusing tug of war between two basic moral touchstones: doing no harm…and doing everything in our power to help. Kelley has written about her experience in a brilliant series of articles in the Tampa Bay Times.
I’m all about DiGiorno nowadays. Unless I can get some Grimaldi’s.
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This is the very first thing I liked on tumblr. Of course it was something from the Shi Shi.
Tiny Story by LaraMinerva
MattConley (Community Director) writes:
This is a really terrific Tiny Story illustration! It would be great to have Writers create more stories for it, perhaps ones that are less literal to what the illustration is depicting. Maybe there is already a story on the site that would be a perfect match for this, or that could be remixed a bit in order to be paired with this?