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By Lacy Mitchell
Batesville Daily Guard 

Arkansas child gets wish granted by Make-A-Wish foundation


April 30, 2017

BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) — What might have been a time of celebration was instead a cause for concern. Sheri was nowhere near her due date.

To induce labor meant a chance she, or her baby, could get an infection — or worse — both could die.

At 17 weeks into pregnancy, the baby's lungs were developing. To be born this early would only ensure a greater chance of death.

"With no water in the womb, they warned us that I would likely get an infection and that with any sign of fever they would have to induce immediately, or it could result in my death."

But, doctors were certain Sheri would go...

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