South Korean Pastor Accepts Unwanted Babies in Drop Box

South Korean Pastor Accepts Unwanted Babies in Drop Box

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photo of Asian baby by Opencage.info -CCIn a country that prizes physical perfection, Korean Pastor Lee Jong-rak, his eyes opened after caring for his own disabled son, has been taking in unwanted infants, who if not for the drop box in the front of his building would be left in the street.

To Pastor Lee Jong-rak, babies with Down syndrome or cerebral palsy are all perfect. And they have found a home here at the ad hoc orphanage he runs with his wife and small staff. It is the only private center for disabled children in South Korea.

 

(READ the article from the LA Times)

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