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When Children Die, Where Is God?

By Nancy Valko, RN, ALNC
On October 18, 2012, we lost our 6-year-old grandson Noah after a long and often brutal battle with a rare autoimmune disease called familial HLH (Hemophago-cytic lymphohistiocytosis).

Letters to Gabriel, Lessons in Love

I will never forget being asked in 1999 to read a small book Senator Rick Santorum’s wife, Karen, had written about their son Gabriel, who was born prematurely and died two hours later.