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Best of 2013 – Our Little Fighters

Kelsea & Hayden HoskinsWith 2013 coming to a close, we’d like to celebrate the survival of some of the smallest and youngest humans. These little fighters prove that you don’t have to be big to display strength, endurance or a will to survive. In fact, they show us that sometimes, the best things come in the smallest packages.

For these tiny survivors, the fight began before they were even born!:

Millie Simpson These preemies have proven that sometimes, age is just a number (relatively speaking, of course):

Theo Barbour with his daughter Brooklyn-BreeSome of our little fighters remind us that miracles are still possible, even when all the odds are stacked against you:

Firefighters and doctors rescue a baby by cutting away a sewage pipe piece by piece in Jinhua cityAnd some of our little survivors have been through unimaginable circumstances, yet they still keep fighting:


We hope that our little fighters will be an inspiration to you in the coming year – make it a good one and remember that miracles are born from impossible situations.


About the author


Kate Givans is a wife and a mother of five—four sons (one with autism) and a daughter. She’s an advocate for breastfeeding, women’s rights, against domestic violence, and equality for all. When not writing—be it creating her next romance novel or here on Growing Your Baby—Kate can be found discussing humanitarian issues, animal rights, eco-awareness, food, parenting, and her favorite books and shows on Twitter or Facebook. Laundry is the bane of her existence, but armed with a cup of coffee, she sometimes she gets it done.

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