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ALL FOR ANABELLE

Written September 2015 Baby Anabelle was born August 2014 with a rare genetic condition called Aicardi syndrome. This disorder primarily affects newborn baby girls, causing

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BABY AUDREY’S STORY

Written August 2014 Audrey was diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes low muscle tone, developmental delays and blocks the feeling of fullness from eating.

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BABY HANNAH’S STORY

Written September 2014 Hannah was born January 2014 with serious neurological problems that could result in paralysis, developmental delays or other lifelong issues. Her birth

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BABY MARSHALL’S STORY

Published September 2014 Marshall was born on Christmas Day in 2013. He experienced a prenatal brain injury, and spent three months in The Cradle Nursery while counselors

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ANNE’S STORY

Published October 2010 By The Cradle Staff Anne was already four months along when she discovered that she was pregnant, so she felt her only

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REMEMBERING ANNABELLE

1942 Cradle adoptee Annabelle Loud Redway had an unusual childhood. Her father, Gordon Loud, was a prominent archaeologist with the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute

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OUR OWN NURSE JENNY

Last September, longtime Nevada resident Jenny Seljan Cordisco paid a visit to Evanston with her youngest son, Eddie, to show him the place where she

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