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Superheroes Without Capes

When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm. They were spectacular and got a lot of attention. But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me. ~Fred Rogers


In October, I traveled to China for Love Without Boundaries. While I saw many wonderful things and met some amazing children, I have to say what made the biggest impression on me were the realities of being a caregiver for the children we send to the hospital.  Whenever we hear about an urgent baby needing medical help, we will say “Move the baby to hospital!”  We frequently forget, however, that moving a child means a caregiver is about to work very, very long hours in less than ideal circumstances to make sure that baby finds healing. Read more.

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