Life is to be respected…this little girl’s picture should be hung from every social services wall to remind them of the beauty of life.
Longtime readers will remember Haleigh from two years ago. She was the 11-year-old girl in Massachusetts who had been hospitalized after her stepfather allegedly burned her and beat her nearly to death with a baseball bat. Haleigh, in a coma, was kept alive by a feeding tube and ventilator. Doctors said she was virtually brain dead in a persistent vegetative state with no hope of recovery. The Massachusetts Department of Social Services wanted to remove Haleighs feeding and breathing tubes. They called her hopeless. They called her condition irreversible.
As they moved to pull the plug, a miracle happened: She started breathing on her own.
Now, the Boston Globe reports that Haleigh Poutre who turned 14 on Sunday is now speaking about the unimaginable abuse she suffered: