Mainstreet PEI | Dec 7, 2012 | 7:41

Year of the Babies - Anne Van Donkersgoed

Giving Up is not in Anne Van Donkersgoed's vocabulary. After 10 miscarriages the Valleyfield woman continued believing in her life's wish to be a Mom. These days she is. She and her husband Ed are the proud parents of three beautiful girls Grace, Emma and Sarah. It's a story Anne is sharing in a book called Year of The babies - A Journey Through Loss, Childlessness, Adoption, and Cancer. The book is being launched this weekend.

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