TITLE

A race for life

AUTHOR(S)
COLE, PAT
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Presbyterians Today;Apr2013, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the efforts to keep Jordan, the baby boy of Presbyterian mission workers, Nancy and Shelvis Smith-Mather alive after he was born 7 weeks premature on October 20, 2013. The efforts involved a resourceful medical team at a hospital in Yei, South Sudan, a well-orchestrated evacuation to a neonatal intensive care unit in Kenya and the prayer support of people in South Sudan, Kenya and the U.S. Jordan who is alive and well strengthened the couple's resolve to work for peace.
ACCESSION #
86441840

 

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