A Safe Haven for Newborns welcomes 300th safe baby

  • Source: Community Newspapers.com
  • Published: 04/15/2019 01:02 PM

Newborns, less than seven days old, can be left at participating hospitals or 24/7 staffed fire/EMS stations without fear of repercussions. Seventeen years ago, at approximately 5 a.m. on a Saturday morning, the 24/7 confidential helpline received a call that a beautiful, healthy newborn girl was left in the arms of a Florida firefighter at a fire station. Her mother wanted the baby to have a future she could not provide. The firefighters named the baby Carol Gloria. Gloria was the name of Nick’s wife. “I do not believe in coincidence. I was overwhelmed with joy,” Nick said when he was told the baby’s name. What is more important than saving the life of a precious, innocent newborn?


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