ZION ISAIAH BLICK: A TEN DAY JOURNEY OF LOSS, FAITH, AND HAPPINESS: Read the article that will inspire you and move you. UPDATED 2-5-14

Posted: February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized
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UPDATED 2-5-2014
PLEASE CLICK ON LINKS FOR THIS INSPIRING STORY: If you knew you had ten days to live, how would you spend it? How would you go about those last waning days and seconds? The family of Zion Blick knew that every second mattered. Zion was diagnosed with trisomy 18 or Edward Syndrome. Due to the nature of the disease, those who have trisomy 18 can die before birth or within their first month. The family knew they had little time on their hands with Zion. Zion fought his battle for 10 days before he passed away. Below is his amazing story and video.
THE BLAZE: Before you do anything else, stop…and just watch the video below:
Zion Isaiah Blick’s mom and dad, Robbyn and Josh, got word about 20 weeks into Robbyn’s pregnancy that Zion had trisomy 18, also called Edwards syndrome, a chromosomal condition associated with abnormalities in many parts of the body, according to Genetics Home Reference.
“Due to the presence of several life-threatening medical problems, many individuals with trisomy 18 die before birth or within their first month,” the website adds.
Robbyn shared with TheBlaze that Zion had a heart defect and that doctors very early on prepared her for the worst. But Robbyn’s outlook, as well as her husband’s — a pastor at Alpine Chapel in Lake Zurich, Ill., a Chicago suburb — was all about having faith in God and betting on Zion defeating the odds.
“Our choice is always life and giving him a chance,” Robbyn said READ MORE: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/02/03/zion-isaiah-blick-never-uttered-a-word-during-his-10-days-on-earth-but-those-10-days-will-speak-to-you-for-a-very-long-time/

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DAILYMAIL ONLINE: When Josh and Robbyn Blick learned that their son would be born with a fatal genetic abnormality, they were excited about the days they would get to spend with him – even if there weren’t many.

So when little Zion Isaiah was born on January 11 – weighing just 4 pounds and 7 ounces – they were [overjoyed] to welcome him – and overjoyed when he fought to live for ten days.

The couple, along with their four other young sons, documented the ten precious days they got to spend with baby Zion at their home in Lake Zurich, Illinois before he passed away on January 21.

Through beautiful photos posted to Instagram and a Vimeo video, they shared tender moments from his birth in hospital through to his one-week birthday celebration, surrounded by his brothers READ MORE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2552509/Beautiful-photos-capture-familys-10-precious-days-baby-Zion-knew-born-fatal-genetic-abnormality.html#ixzz2sVr2TSEQ

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Comments
  1. How many of us would find the courage to carry on? To not flinch? To not be deterred by the misfortune of life but nevertheless empowered to move forward, to accept life, even if it means accepting death as well….

    http://scallywagandvagabond.com/2014/02/zion-isaiah-blick-ten-day-old-baby-loved-family-forced-watch-die/

    • joecruzmn says:

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