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STEVEN ERTELT   MAY 28, 2014   |   5:34PM    WASHINGTON, DC

Here at LifeNews, we have a special place in our hearts for the disabled and for adoption. In a world where abortion is chosen so easily, babies who are placed for adoption show us that life can be celebrated even in the worst of circumstances.

And here is a true beauty from ashes story. This brave woman has gone from that tragic circumstance to become a mother who changes diapers, feeds her baby, tries to entertain her children and keep them quiet, all without hands.

She had been born near Calcutta, India, in 1985 to a poor young girl barely 10 or 11.  She had no idea who her natural father was.  When Shanthi was just two months old, her struggling mother felt she could no longer care for herself and her baby, and so she stepped in front of a speeding train to end both of their struggles.

The resulting accident ended the life of her mother and resulted in Shanthi losing both of her arms.  Shanthi was found about 3 hours after the accident, and taken to an orphanage where her bleeding arms were wrapped by the staff.  No doctors or hospitals were available to help render aid.  Eventually her arms healed on their own without any medical attention or surgery.

Against these incredible odds, Shanthi was able to escape the cycle of poverty and death in Calcutta when an LDS family in America saw her photo in a brochure describing the plight of India’s orphans, particularly unwanted girls with handicaps and missing limbs.  A loving LDS family from Montana saw her photo and felt prompted to reach out and rescue her.

Shanthi learned to eat with American-style utensils using her feet, to use a computer and to draw and paint with her feet.  She brushes her hair and dresses using her feet.  She enjoys cooking and raising her two babies and appreciates her blessings.

From the London Daily Mail:

shanthikimball2It actually hasn’t been that hard because it’s normal for me,’ Kimball said told Deseret News.

Her life has taken her from the streets of some of the world’s most depressed slums to a joyful religious life in a gleaming American city.

It all began when she was found beside some train tracks at two months old.

 

 

 

 

 

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Source: LIFENEWS: http://www.lifenews.com/2014/05/28/she-lost-both-arms-when-her-mother-tried-to-kill-her-after-adoption-now-shes-a-happy-mom/

 

 

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