Late in the evening of April 30, 1973, I gave birth to a full-term, over 8 lb. baby boy. He was immediately put on a respirator. I gave the okay for a surgery. Only part of one of his lungs was working. The diaphragm hadn't formed enough to separate the compartment for heart and lungs from the one for digestive organs. I gave the okay to have the respirator removed. He died on May 1st. Still hurts.

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CARL OLSEN 3 years 18 weeks ago
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I'm sorry...truly, Carl

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jdadam 3 years 18 weeks ago
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It's been 37 years since I had to terminate my Son. It was him or both of us, and yes, there are days like today. You don't mourn alone, dear Mother.

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CARL OLSEN 3 years 18 weeks ago
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On June 19th it will have been 68 years that my Mother passed. She died in labor. I don't know if she had the choice of "it is him or both of us." I wish I knew. I feel bad for both of you...Carl

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