Remembering Grayson, anencephalic baby banned from Facebook whose short life impacted so many

Editor’s note. This appeared at the Saynsumthn blog and is reprinted with permission. In 2012, KCTV reported that a new mother was been banned from Facebook for the photos she posted of her newborn son. Grayson James Walker was born on February 15, 2012. He was born with anencephaly, a rare neural tube birth defect in which a …

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Facebook reverses course, ends ban on photos of baby born with rare neural disease

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Dr. Peter Saunders wrote a wonderful column on anencephaly and abortion which we are reprinting. (See “Defending the ‘indefensible’? Twenty reasons to think twice about aborting a baby with anencephaly.”) We ran this story in May of 2012 which explains how important it is for everyone that parents facing prenatal …

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Facebook reverses course, ends ban on photos of baby born with rare neural disease

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday I posted a story about the beauty, the humanity of perinatal hospice: choosing not to abort a child expected to die soon after birth but to give the child life—and celebrate that life–for whatever time he or she is given. No sooner did the story post than a reader sent me …

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