by Nathan A. Cherry, 01/12/2012
Martinsburg, WV – To be honest, I don’t know if this is a heroic tale of resolute pro-life conviction or just a mother doing what every mother is supposed to do; protect her child. But that doesn’t seem to matter. The choice this young girl made is heroic no matter why she made it. Her sacrifice is worthy of praise if for no other reason than she did what so many are unwilling to do: think of her unborn baby first.
Maybe you have heard the name Jenni Lake before. Her story made headlines across the nation as news of her decision spread like wild-fire among pro-life advocates. Ironically nothing is ever mentioned in many of the mainstream media stories about the possible pro-life conviction that led Jenni to choose her unborn child over her own life. Most of the coverage centered on the tragic loss of a teen to cancer. While that aspect is indeed tragic, her decision is by far the bright spot in an otherwise gloomy tale of death and disease. Too bad a biased liberal media can’t see that.
Take a look at the video below to be inspired by a teenager you have never met and the brave decision she made to stop her cancer treatment at the risk of her own life. Though it cost Jenni her life she did what every mother has the instinct to do; save her child at any cost. Something Jenni said to her nurse reveals the heart of a mother and the resolution to protect her child that I truly wish every mother possessed. It was recalled by Jenni’s mother:
About Nathan Cherry
Nathan Cherry is the chief editor and blogger for the Engage Family Minute blog, the official blog of the FPCWV. He serves also as the Regional Development Coordinator as a liaison to the pastor's of West Virginia. He is a pro-life, pro-traditional marriage, pro-religious freedom conservative. He is also a husband, father, pastor, author, musician, and follower of Jesus Christ.