A magazine was delivered to my office by mistake. The cover captivated my attention and begged me to read the story. It was the picture of a sixteen year old girl with an arm that had been amputated. Beside the photo was another of the same girl when she was a sweet little toddler raising one arm in victory. The story was about a girl who became the picture of peace at the age of two for a country in the midst of a brutal civil war. She even appeared before members of congress pictured in the article, weeping at what they saw. She represented thousands of children like her who were attacked by rebel militia in Sierra Leone. For the sake of money and diamond profits, these evil men amputated thousands of children using machetes.
“These kids had an impact that was nothing short of miraculous, because individuals at high levels saw the consequences of the brutality firsthand.”
I just heard a testimony of a girl who had an abortion. She went to her personal doctor following her abortion because of severe, unexplainable pain. Her doctor wept after examining her and asked if she had an abortion. She confessed and asked how she knew. The doctor knew because she found hands and feet of her aborted baby inside her.
I once heard someone say “If America could see abortion, it would end abortion.” My heart hurts when I think of children being tortured and murdered in third world countries. Children should not suffer anywhere, especially at the hands of evil adults with sharp weapons. I agree that we should come face to face with tragedy to expose darkness and change the world to be a safer place for children everywhere.