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About nalidabesson

I am a wife and mother of three children. My husband is blind from congenital cataracts. He is a talented musician. (Hear selections from his instrumental Gospel album at www.cdbaby.com/michaelbesson ). My children had a 50/50 chance of inheriting it and all three did. Besides being legally blind, my kids have additional disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, seizure condition, learning disorder, and developmental delays. They are wonderful, happy children and I thank the Lord for allowing me to be their mother. All people deserve the right to life. Children (unborn and born) around the world with disabilities are targeted for abortion and euthanasia because of their disabilities. We should protect their lives because all lives are precious in God's eye. And even if someone does not believe in God, scientifically, every person from conception is a person. I am a teacher of students who are blind and visually impaired, some with other disabilities. I also have a background in law and public adminstration, having graduated from law school and management school before pursuing a career in special education. I believe in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for ALL--unborn and born, with disabilities and without.

Being Thankful

When I had just graduated from law school and before I become a teacher of blind and visually impaired students, one of my former classmates said something curious to me.  First, let me say that she also was a mother … Continue reading

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“Choice”

Please look at the face of this little boy, my youngest, my son. This is the face of choice. My midwife offered me a “choice” and she said she would support my choice but she could never finish the sentence … Continue reading

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Baby Joseph Maraachli Lives and Dies with Dignity

Seven months ago Joseph Maraachli, affectionately called Baby Joseph by many, finally won the right to live with dignity.  A hospital and courts in Ontario, Canada refused to perform a tracheotomy that the baby needed so that he could breathe on his own … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Spiritual Downloads

This is my interview with Spiritual Downloads radio show with Anna Stephenson.  I discussed the right to life and dignity of children with disabilties and my blog http://www.disabledchildrenhumanrights.wordpress.com. Spiritual Downloads is broadcasted in South Florida, Bahamas, (to an area of … Continue reading

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Interview on Religion, Politics, and Culture Radio Show

For those who missed and want to hear the interview that I did on RPC, here is the mp3 of my segment.  My topic was From the Womb to the Classroom: the rights of children with disabilities to life and dignity.  … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Soul

A Beautiful Soul, A Forgiving Soul  My younger daughter Nini is a beautiful girl with a beautiful soul.  That’s how I’ve come to know her and to describe her and I hope that is how others will get to know … Continue reading

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Through My Daughter’s Eyes

My beautiful daughters My older daughter Mika has a unique perspective.  She sees things a bit differently because she is legally blind, has other disabilities, and is looking through scarred eyes.  Yes, her eyes are scarred through eight eye surgeries … Continue reading

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