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A Mother's Prayer, A Father's Answer

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 2:08 PM
A Mother's Prayer, A Father's Answer The lives of two tiny babies, one in her womb and one in a hospital in Florida, were in grave danger. But they were hers, and she would fight for them.
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All kids -- even special needs kids -- deserve a family

John and Gina Loudon prayed long and hard for the opportunity to adopt a Down syndrome baby. Motherhood was clearly Gina's calling, but it had been a rocky road. Gina had resented it when a friend tried to console her after she had miscarried twins. She was told, "You just have to have faith in God!" Easier said than done when a mother is grieving the deaths of her babies.

Now Gina and John are the parents of five-- Lyda, Lilly, Bo, Jack and Samuel, their long-awaited Down syndrome son. The Loudons' story of patience and perseverance is gripping and emotional.

Read about their inspiring journey here.

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