Lunch Break: Christopher Coleman - pronounced dead at birth

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After the trauma of not breathing for 15 minutes at birth, doctors gave Christopher Coleman no hope for a normal life. Because of the severity of damage caused by the lack of oxygen to his brain, it was said that Christopher would be imprisoned by his body and would never move, walk, or talk.

Facing the struggles and challenges of cerebral palsy head-on, he has beaten all the odds. From teaching himself to read, to becoming the first of his family of seven to graduate from college, Christopher Coleman has overcome adversity by confronting the mind, heart, and soul of who he is....

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What an amazing story! Sometimes the most UNlikely cases become the most EXTRAordinary people.

Posted by: Mother In Texas at July 8, 2010 1:30 PM

Indeed. Some of the best people I know have the most messed-up backgrounds, and vice-versa.

Whenever someone claims abortion is best for the low-income, lower-class, single mom-to-be, I realize that their knowledge on the subject is grossly incomplete at best.

Posted by: Chris at July 8, 2010 1:56 PM

If not for hardship and suffering, there would be no stories of inspiration.

Posted by: Kel at July 8, 2010 2:18 PM

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