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An Update on Samuel Armas "The Hand of Hope"
National Right to Life News ^ | 10-31-03 | Jonathan Imbody

Posted on 10/31/2003 6:53:55 PM PST by cpforlife.org

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The three pictures below, and the one in the above article are of the same person--Samuel Armas. He was born on Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999 weighing 5 lbs 11 oz.

If it would be illegal to kill Samuel any day after he was born, why is it "legal" to kill Samuel any day before he is born?

"THE HAND OF HOPE". Surgery on 21-week-old Samuel." Samuel's thoughts on his photo: "They fixed my boo-boo."

BELOW: Samuel at home in Crib

BELOW: Samuel at play (from a summer 2003 Newsweek article)


1 posted on 10/31/2003 6:53:55 PM PST by cpforlife.org
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To: MHGinTN; Coleus; nickcarraway; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
An Update on Samuel Armas "The Hand of Hope" PING

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2 posted on 10/31/2003 6:56:37 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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Appreciate the ping. Seeing the little guy at present age brings tears of joy to these old eyes. The surgeon treated a little patient, a little living patient, in his Mother's womb. He was/is a child, not a choice.
3 posted on 10/31/2003 7:08:41 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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Thank you so much for posting this. I know the Lord will bless this family and this boy because they feared God and did the right thing. They had "options" I guess and it's wonderful to see they didn't make that "choice". God is faithful!

Ex 1:17 "But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live."

Ex 1:21" Because the midwives feared God, He established households for them."

4 posted on 10/31/2003 7:10:44 PM PST by SpookBrat (The devil is a liberal)
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To: cpforlife.org
So nice.
5 posted on 10/31/2003 7:33:51 PM PST by fatima (Chesseball Barf Tush)
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To: cpforlife.org
Thanks very much for the post.
6 posted on 10/31/2003 8:09:28 PM PST by Artist
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BUMP
7 posted on 10/31/2003 8:29:59 PM PST by nickcarraway (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: cpforlife.org
Thanks for this ping!

This is one of the most moving pictures that has moved to left a little closer to the right on abortion!
8 posted on 11/01/2003 8:06:34 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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Catholic Discussion Ping!

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9 posted on 11/01/2003 8:11:05 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: cpforlife.org; Salvation
Excellent post.

Thank you.
10 posted on 11/01/2003 10:23:24 AM PST by Tantumergo
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To: cpforlife.org
Right On!
11 posted on 11/01/2003 10:47:42 AM PST by oceanperch (Respite care, it is a good thing.)
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To: cpforlife.org
Wow, this is so heartwarming and awesome.
12 posted on 11/01/2003 11:02:10 AM PST by tiki
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What a wonderful story and a beautiful child:)
13 posted on 11/01/2003 4:59:08 PM PST by OMalley
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To: cpforlife.org
bump
14 posted on 11/01/2003 5:05:26 PM PST by 2timothy3.16
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To: 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...
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15 posted on 04/03/2004 4:33:24 PM PST by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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LIFE BUMP
16 posted on 04/04/2004 8:27:32 AM PDT by workerbee
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To: 2nd amendment mama; A2J; Agitate; Alouette; Annie03; aposiopetic; attagirl; axel f; Balto_Boy; ...

Come see how he looks these days!

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17 posted on 04/04/2004 8:35:46 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Pre-empt the third murder attempt: Pray for Terri Schiavo.)
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To: Mr. Silverback
Thank you for pinging me. I have chills running up and down my whole body....our God is a wonderful God to enable the doctors to perform this kind of surgery!!!

Damnation to Hell for eternity to all those who sanction and endorse the wholesale murder of our children!
18 posted on 04/04/2004 9:29:45 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama
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To: Mr. Silverback
Pro-life bump.
19 posted on 04/04/2004 11:29:23 AM PDT by fatima (My Granddaughter Karen is in Iraq-We unite with all our troops and send our love-)
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To: dd5339; cavtrooper21
life ping!
20 posted on 04/04/2004 8:18:13 PM PDT by Vic3O3 (Jeremiah 31:16-17 (KJV))
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To: Mr. Silverback
Thank your for the ping! This touches my heart so much - My youngest son was born September 2000, about the same age as Samuel. I remember this story so well when it broke back then. Wonderful to hear that he's a bouncy little boy, now. Just wonderful to hear....
21 posted on 04/05/2004 11:31:51 AM PDT by momfirst
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To: cpforlife.org

All I can say is "Praise the Lord God Almighty" and please, if you support infanticide, please rethink your view. God is good...


22 posted on 08/16/2004 1:25:19 PM PDT by ApesForEvolution (DemocRATS are communists and want to destroy America only to replace it with the USSA)
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Birth is one day in the life of a person who is already nine months old.

23 posted on 10/21/2004 2:44:04 AM PDT by cpforlife.org (Birth is one day in the life of a person who is already nine months old.)
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When I was 19 weeks pregnant My daughter was diagnosed with CCAM ( congenital cystic malformation of her left lung). I was advised to have an abortion . I was told that she would never make to full term. That I would have to have her taken out of me. Then they would take her lung out and put her back in me. That never happened then I was told she would develope hydrops ( fluid around her heart) that never happened. I had two weeks to decide to aboard my baby my husband said god gave us her and god will give us the strenght to deal with what ever comes our way! Our decision was final! We would have our daughter thank god for our making the right decision our daughter was born. She was not rushed to surgery to remove her lung she was a miracle. she came home with us four days latter! Her daddy passed away when she was only two.Now she is all I have she did under go surgery last summer she only had 1/4 th of her lung removed ! She is a competiave gymnast and was back in the gym 3 weeks after surgery! Sometimes these doctors try to play god! I feel they should have to show that photo to the families before they play god and tell some one to have an abortion!!!
24 posted on 07/11/2005 8:53:59 PM PDT by rivergirl
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Story of the "Fetal Hand Grasp" Photograph
by the photographer himself. Excellent website.
http://www.michaelclancy.com/story.html


25 posted on 08/25/2005 11:50:42 AM PDT by cpforlife.org (Abortion is the Choice of Satan, the father of lies and a MURDERER from the beginning.)
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Thank you for the ping. What a wonderful testimony.


26 posted on 08/25/2005 11:54:03 AM PDT by .30Carbine (To God Be the Glory)
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To: cpforlife.org
Great photos and story...

The argument that fetuses have feeling for pain is unfounded, and callous statement for person that can't defend themselves. The "Right to Life" is the argument, not when or how to murder a fetus.

27 posted on 08/25/2005 12:05:26 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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COORECTION:
Great photos and story...

The argument that fetuses have NO feeling for pain is unfounded, and callous statement for person that can't defend themselves. The "Right to Life" is the argument, not when or how to murder a fetus.
28 posted on 08/25/2005 12:07:23 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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What a great story! God's blessings on you and your daughter.


29 posted on 08/25/2005 12:38:00 PM PDT by Caleb1411
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To: rivergirl
Bless you and your little girl.

The medical community always errs on the side of abortion for liability reasons. There is the "wrongful birth" concept in law, in which the child can sue for having been born. There is no "wrongful abortion" to counterbalance it - since once the baby is aborted she cannot sue.

Your little gymnist was, in their eyes, just a number, a potential suer. In recommending abortion they were looking out for #1: themselves.

30 posted on 08/25/2005 12:47:16 PM PDT by Lexinom
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Catholic Discussion Ping!

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Hopefully all of you have seen these photos previously. In case you didn't --- here they are!!!

31 posted on 08/25/2005 4:58:28 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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Outstanding thanks much.


32 posted on 08/25/2005 5:09:00 PM PDT by ex-snook (Protectionism is Patriotism in both war and trade.)
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To: cpforlife.org; All; Salvation



"Samuel; Samuel; may dear Lord have you in his arms. Samuel live in life and prosper Ameno; Amen."


thank you all


33 posted on 08/25/2005 5:19:04 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Nie bądź pochopny w duchu do gniewu, bo gniew przebywa w piersi głupców)
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To: Salvation

What a great amazing success story. Look at that little baby's hand. And fetus's aren't live people, huh. If their not a person, then what are they after their born?


34 posted on 08/25/2005 5:34:16 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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To: cpforlife.org

One more bump.


35 posted on 08/25/2005 5:53:33 PM PDT by Our_Man_In_Gough_Island
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Dr. Bruner, who performed the surgery on Samuel Armas, is not a pro-life champion by any stretch of the imagination: http://www.catholic.org/prwire/headline.php?ID=69


36 posted on 08/25/2005 6:46:41 PM PDT by Sashula (displaced Texan)
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As Alex explained to NRL News after the hearing, "Our view was that after years of trying to conceive, this was the baby God chose to give us. Julie and I are both Christians. Scripture is clear on the sanctity of life in the womb, so ending the pregnancy was never an option for us."

A beautiful story of life! One that I have followed over the past few years. Thank you for posting the follow up.

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37 posted on 08/25/2005 6:48:07 PM PDT by NYer
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I love that photo! I'm glad to see he's doing well. What a cutie!


38 posted on 08/25/2005 7:15:11 PM PDT by samiam1972 (Live simply so that others may simply live!)
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Wow. That's fantastic! Thanks for the ping / update.


39 posted on 08/26/2005 1:57:46 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Cindy Sheehan: "All You Are Saying Is Give APPEASEMENT A Chance!")
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To: 2nd amendment mama
Damnation to Hell for eternity to all those who sanction and endorse the wholesale murder of our children!

Unfortunately it won't end so long as they're seducing our young with clever turns of phrase like "the tissue is gently removed from the uterus," "retained products of conception" and "gently removing the contents of the uterus by vacuum aspiration." And, let's not forget girls: "Avoid sexual intercourse until your body has fully recovered, usually for at least 1 week." Don't worry, You'll be ready to go for prom night!

Makes me want to vomit.

40 posted on 08/26/2005 2:47:30 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Cindy Sheehan: "All You Are Saying Is Give APPEASEMENT A Chance!")
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To: cpforlife.org

Thank you for the return bump ... Senator Brownback has the floor: "As Sen. Brownback observed during the hearing, "There is little debate about whether the child in utero is alive; the debate is over whether or not the child is a life worthy of protection." And therein is the tale of our dying nation, too many have made the 'god-like' choice that they know something contrary to the Creator's mind and have a right to spit in God's face with the abortion slaughter. May God have mercy upon US, we deserve His wrath.


41 posted on 08/26/2005 3:55:28 AM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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Bruner's deception fits the MSM template for defending and 'normalizing' abortion slaughter, hence Bruner's arrogant stance will be promoted as fact and none of the reasons for him deceiving will be questioned. Wouldn't want to be Bruner one minute after his death.


42 posted on 08/26/2005 4:09:14 AM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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Wrongful Life
43 posted on 08/26/2005 4:50:15 AM PDT by Cincinnatus
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To: cpforlife.org

Thank you very very much for your great post. God bless you.


44 posted on 08/26/2005 7:40:18 AM PDT by Thomas for life
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To: Mr. Silverback

Mr. Silverback, you don't happen to have the "smiling fetus" photo do you? I haven't seen it.


45 posted on 08/26/2005 7:50:47 AM PDT by tuckrdout (The good man wins his case by careful argument; the evil-minded only wants to fight. Prov. 13:2)
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To: Mr. Silverback
Here is the "smiling fetus" I found it:


46 posted on 08/26/2005 8:23:50 AM PDT by tuckrdout (The good man wins his case by careful argument; the evil-minded only wants to fight. Prov. 13:2)
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To: Salvation

Bump!

Wouldn't it be ironic if the same technology (medicine) that made abortions possible, would make such a "choice" unappealing to anyone with a heart.


47 posted on 08/26/2005 8:35:41 AM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: fatima; NYer; Salvation; LUV W
-----------------------------------------------------------"My dear Samuel I am far far far away; I am sending you this massage of you to be faithful to a Lord and from me is this pictures; sometimes when you lonely and sad look upon them for these will give you hope; in fore live in peace and at the end; or fore you will be filled with love from above." ----------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BE STRONG SAMUEL BE STRONG GOD G-D DO WILL HELP YOU thank you all






48 posted on 08/26/2005 11:37:20 AM PDT by anonymoussierra (Nie bądź pochopny w duchu do gniewu, bo gniew przebywa w piersi głupców)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Amen!


49 posted on 08/26/2005 1:32:47 PM PDT by LUV W (A BAD DAY FOR THE DIMS IS A GOOD DAY FOR THE COUNTRY!!!!!! GET CINDY OUTTA CRAWFORD!)
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50 posted on 09/02/2005 10:38:32 AM PDT by firewalk
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