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Living Life with Gratitude

I missed this Thanksgiving Roll Call story you may appreciate:

As an infant, Aaron Welty was left to “expire” on top of a freezer in the Michigan hospital where he was born, according to his grandmother. The doctors were convinced that the baby with cerebral palsy and breathing problems would not survive or have a high quality of life if he did.

Almost three decades later, the legislative assistant for Rep.Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) continues to prove them wrong.

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