Thank you to Ken and Pearl Van Dellen for sharing their family’s story with us. When we held our family gathering just before Christmas this year, my wife, Pearl, and I were struck by something stunning for which we are very grateful. Every one of 
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Thank you to Silas’ father Mike for writing this letter and his great uncle Dick for sharing this letter with us. Mike hopes that this story can persuade people to treasure life. Dear Doctor P., You recommended abortion. You were our obstetrician and early in 
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Experiencing multiple health issues during her pregnancy, Brandi Ness was advised to terminate her pregnancy. She chose life, however, and at 20 weeks she experienced a miracle that led to a healthy, adorable baby girl. A few years ago, Brandi’s daughter was diagnosed with a 
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Jamie Kwiatkowski put a hand on her swollen belly. How was she going to take care of another baby? Working two jobs while attending school barely left time for her one-year old son, let alone another baby. Conflicted, she considered her options. After the past 
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Bringing hardworking men and women together with generous organizations allows pregnancy health centers to receive the ultrasound machines that they desperately need. Through this model, the Livingston County Ultrasound Initiative (LCUI) has helped provide seven ultrasound machines for pregnancy centers, with more on the way. 
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New ideas to highlight prolife booths at fairs are tough to come up with. Creating a balance between drawing people to your booth and educating the fairgoers is difficult. Fortunately Laura Hammes has been able to do that several times for Ingham County Right to 
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Hardworking and passionate are two words that describe Haili Gusa. She is full of energy to advocate for babies and she inspires other youth to take a stand for the unborn. Haili, an eighth grader at Ubly High School, has always been prolife. Her mother 
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Dr. Augustine Perrotta has served for many years as the president of Birmingham-Bloomfield Right to Life in the metro Detroit area. Dr. Perrotta’s journey as a prolife leader almost never began, however. He had been a member of Right to Life of Michigan for a 
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Thank you to Natalie Cameron for sharing her story with us. My name is Natalie Cameron and on Easter Sunday, 2013, I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. I was transferred to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital immediately, and after undergoing surgery to place a central 
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For Amanda Thomas, adoption is simultaneously normal and exceptional. Herself an adoptee, Amanda and her husband Matthew recently welcomed their son Henry to their home near Ann Arbor through the loving option of adoption. Adoption and childbirth are both wonderful ways to welcome a child 
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