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I Am Capable Of More Than I Think I Am


When prenatal tests revealed his soon-to-be-born daughter would have Down syndrome, English professor Gregg Rogers feared he wouldn't be able to handle the responsibility. Now, three years later, Rogers realizes that what he once feared has become his salvation.


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This is all things considered from NPR news, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

 

I believe in mystery.
I believe in family.
I believe in being who I am.
I believe in the power of failure.
And I believe normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome(唐氏综合症) has been in the news recently; the infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome, today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes from Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College, Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our series curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based   he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office, during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

"It is trisomy(三体性) 21, it is Down syndrome."

 

Beyond those words; I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s(产科医生) office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter, and the results of an amniocentesis(羊膜腔穿刺术). I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa.

 

I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of child with a disability.

 

People told me, “if anyone can handle it, you can.”

 

"Easy for you to say," I thought.

 

"God never gives you more than you can handle," they reassured me.

 

"Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns(神经失常)? ”

 

"We will help however we can," they said.

 

"Fine," I thought. "you have the kid with the developmental delay(发育迟滞), and I’ll help you out."

 

For months, I was terrified. My wife, Lucy, and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as "The Pit". We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day, together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit(新生儿重症监护病房) at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive care, holding her in a tangle of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters.

 

On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in a way that no prenatal screening could ever have predicted.

 

I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world, one heart at a time-beginning with mine. I believe that what was once our perceived damnation(遭天谴) has now become our unexpected salvation(拯救).

 

Genevieve recently turned 3 and is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?”

 

She does have over 100 signs that allow her to ask for strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep, or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve.

 

On my right wrist; I wear  a  simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21 Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not to terminate(终止,结束) the pregnancy was really his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that work for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 
Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential Retirement.

 

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

 

There is a This I Believe journal and date planner that may might help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve.

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This is all things considered form NPR news, I am *, and *.

I believe in mystery. I believe in family. I believe in being who I am. I believe in the power of failure. I believe that normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently; the infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome, today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State Collage of Pennsylvania, he was sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer Jay Alison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformed journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office, during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is * 21, it is Down syndrome, beyond those words; I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my own born daughter, and the result of an *. I know that were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa, I distinctly remember saying I don’t want this. I didn’t want the situation, I didn’t want the responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of child with disability. People told me, if anyone can handle it, you can. Easy for you to say, I thought. God never gives you more than you can handle, they reassured me. Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife * and I now refer the * of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then J was born.

 

She spent the first eight days in the near * and intense of care unit at regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150 mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical * of intense of care, holding her entangled of tubes and wires, saying the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and * had changed in way, that no prenatal screen could ever have predicted. I now believe J is here for everyone. I believe J is taking over the world one harder at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceive domination has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

J recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her full sentence turned out to be What’s up with that? She does have over 100 signs that allows her to have strawberries, pizza or ice-cream. She will tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of J. I am a right wrest; I wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third * that results and * me 21 Down syndrome. Now when I look those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers say the decision not determinate the pregnancy with rarely his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that work for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Alison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

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This is all things considered from NPR news, I am *, and *.

I believe in mystery. I believe in family. I believe in being who I am. I believe in the power of failure. I believe that normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently; the infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome, today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State Collage of Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformed journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office, during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome, beyond those words; I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter, and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa, I distinctly remember saying I don’t want this. I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of child with a disability. People told me, if anyone can handle it, you can. Easy for you to say, I thought. God never gives you more than you can handle, they reassured me. Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive /care, holding her entangled of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in way, that no prenatal screen could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be What’s up with that? She does have over 100 signs that allow her to have strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrest; I a wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21 Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers say the decision not determinate the pregnancy with rarely his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that work for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick

 

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This is all things considered from NPR News, I am *, and *.

I believe in mystery. I believe in family. I believe in being who I am. I believe in the power of failure. I believe that normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome, today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College of Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformed journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office, during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter, and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa, I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of child with a disability. People told me, “If anyone can handle it, you can.” Easy for you to say, I thought. God never gives you more than you can handle, they reassured me. Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive /care, holding her entangled /of/ tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed away, that no prenatal screen could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?” She does have over 100 signs that allow her to have strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrest, I /a/ wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not determinate the pregnancy with rarely his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that work for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

 

There is a This I Believe journal and day planner that may help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve.  

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This is all things considered from NPR News, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

 

I believe in mystery.

I believe in family.

I believe in being who I am.

I believe in the power of failure.

And I believe / normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with the Down syndrome. Today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College, / Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa. I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of a child with a disability. People told me, “If anyone can handle it, you can.” Easy for you to say, I thought. “God never gives you more than you can handle”, they reassured me. Really ? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive /care, holding her in a tangle of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in a way, that no prenatal screening could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?” She does have over 100 signs that allow her to have strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrest, I / wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not determinate the pregnancy with rarely his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that worked for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

 

There is a This I Believe journal and day planner that may help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve. 

 

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This is all things considered from NPR News, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

 

I believe in mystery.

I believe in family.

I believe in being who I am.

I believe in the power of failure.

And I believe normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with the Down syndrome. Today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College, Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa. I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of a child with a disability. People told me, “If anyone can handle it, you can.” Easy for you to say, I thought. “God never gives you more than you can handle”, they reassured me. Really ? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive /care, holding her in a tangle of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in a way, that no prenatal screening could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?” She does have over 100 signs that allow her to ask for strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrest, I  wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not determinate the pregnancy was really his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that worked for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

 

There is a This I Believe journal and day planner that may help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve. 

 

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This is all things considered from NPR News, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

 

I believe in mystery.

I believe in family.

I believe in being who I am.

I believe in the power of failure.

And I believe normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with the Down syndrome. Today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes from Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College, / Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being a father of the child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to believe only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and  crying on the sofa. I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of a child with a disability. People told me, “If anyone can handle it, you can.

 


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This is all things considered from NPR News, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

 

I believe in mystery.

I believe in family.

I believe in being who I am.

I believe in the power of failure.

And I believe normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

 

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with the Down syndrome. Today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes for Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State College, Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

 

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the result of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa. I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of a child with a disability. People told me, “If anyone can handle it, you can.” Easy for you to say, I thought. “God never gives you more than you can handle”, they reassured me. Really ? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day. together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

 

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center.On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive care, holding her in a tangle of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in a way, that no prenatal screening could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

 

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?” She does have over 100 signs that allow her to ask for strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrist, I  wear simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

 

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not determinate the pregnancy was really his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that worked for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our website npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.

 

Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

 

There is a This I Believe journal and day planner that may help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve.

 

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I believe in mystery. I believe in family. I believe in being who I am. I believe in the power of failure. I believe in normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of republican vice presidential candidates Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in eight hundred babies are born with Down Syndrome. Today this I believe this came from a parent of one of them. And we should say it was admited before senator Mckain picked governor Palin to be running mate. The essay comes from Gregg Rogers. His English professor in state college Pensylvania. He wasn't sure he could handle being a father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious creator and producer Jane Alison. 

Gregg Rogers came to his belief, only after his daughter was born. Before that, his beliefs were different, and based it he said unfair. His transformative journey to his new belief began in the doctor's office during the pregnancy, when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers and his essay for this I believe.

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Gregg Rogers with his essay for this I believe. Rogers said the decision not to terminate the pregnancy was really his wife's. He said she had more faith than my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They've started an information network for other families with Down syndrome area. And you can find a link on website NPR.org/this i believe. Along with this information about submitting me your own essay. This I believe I am John Alison.

Support for this I believe comes form potential retirement

This I believe is independently produced by John Alison and Dam Gadman with John Gregory and Viki Merick. There is this i believe journal and day planner that might help you write your own statement this i believe. It's available from the NPRshop and NPR.org/this i believe.

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   Down syndrome has been in the news recently.The infant son of republic vice presidential candidate sarah palin has the disorder.About one in 800babies were born with down syndrome.Today our essay of this I believe comes from a parent of one of them.we should say it was submitted before senator john McClain pink Governor palin to be his running mate.
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Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome. Today, our "This I Believe" essay comes from a parent of one of them. And we should say, it was submitted before Senator McCain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes from Gregg Rogers. He's an English professor in State College, Pennsylvania. He wasn't sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here's our series curator, independent producer Jay Allison. JAY Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born. Before that his beliefs were different, and based, he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor's office during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here's Gregg Rogers with his essay for "This I Believe." Professor. It is trisomy 21. It is Down syndrome. Beyond those words, I heard nothing sitting in the obstetrician's office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the results of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don't remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa. I distinctly remember saying, I don't want this. I didn't want this situation. I didn't want this responsibility. I didn't want to become one of those parents, the parents of a child with a disability. People told me, if anyone can handle it, you can. Easy for you to say, I thought. God never gives you more than you can handle, they reassured me. Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We'll help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought. You have the kid with the developmental delay, and I'll help you out. For months I was terrified. My wife, Lucy, and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter's birth as, "the pit." We barely spoke to each other because we didn't know what to say. We simply suffered through each day, together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born. She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her, because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive care, holding her in a tangle of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I had sung to other daughters. On the ninth day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in a way that no prenatal screening could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world, one heart at a time, beginning with mine. I believe that what was once our perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation. Genevieve recently turned three and is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn't have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be, what's up with that? She does have over 100 signs that allow her to ask for strawberries, pizza or ice cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep, or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool three days a week and seems to know more people around town than I do. I laugh every day because of Genevieve. On my right wrist, I wear a simple silver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the three beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now, when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don't ever know as much as I think I do, but I'm always capable of more than I think I am. Gregg Rogers with his essay for "This I Believe." Rogers said the decision not to terminate the pregnancy was really his wife's. He said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did. And she was right. They have started an information network for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our Web site, npr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For "This I Believe," I'm Jay Allison. [ 本帖最后由 ihainu 于 2008-10-11 10:12 编辑 ]
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This is all things considered on NPR news. I’m Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.I believe in mystery. I believe in family. I believe in being who I’m. I believe in the power of failure. I believe normal life is extraordinary. These I believe.

Down syndrome has been in the news recently. The infant son of republican   vice-presidential Canada Sara Palin has the disorder. About one in eight hundred babies are born with down syndrome. Today this I believe comes from parents of one of them. And we should say it was submitted before Senator McCain picked his governor Palin o be his running mate.

The essay comes from Gregg Roger, he is an English professor in state college pansoralium. He wasn’t sure he could being a father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is serious curator Jay Allison

Gregg Roger came to his believe only after his daughter was born. Before that his believe was different and basely said on fear. He has transform his journey toward a new belief, began in the doctor’s office, during pregnancy, when he and his wife first received this news. Here is Gregg Roger and his essay for this I believe.

It’s trisomy 21. It’s Down syndrome. Beyond those words we heard nothing, sitting in the out-patient of the office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter and the result with unbeliason teases. I know the words after statement but I don’t remember them. I do remember retuning home with my wife and cry and it’s over. I distainly remember saying I don’t want this. I didn’t want this situation. I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become on of those parents, the parents with child with disability. People told me if anyone can handle it, you can. Easy for you to say, I thought. God never give you more than you can handle, they wish, sure with me. Really? That why people have nervous break downs. “What help however we can”, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with the developed mental delay, and I would help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now referred to a period of time leading up to my daughter‘s birth, it’s the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffer each day together but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born. She spent her first eight days in the near middle in Tense and care unit of region medical center. On each those eight days, I made a 150-mile round trip to see her, because she was my daughter. I sat in surgical gate in tense and care, holding her in a tangle with tools and wires, singing the same songs like the songs to other daughters. On the ninth day she came home. And I began to realize that my feeling and fear anxiety had changed in a way that no prenatal screening has ever predicted.  And now I believe Jenah R is here for everyone. I believe JR is taking over the world one half of the time begining with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived that nation has now become an unexpected salvation. Genevieve recently turned three and doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and younger brothers. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be ”what’s up of that?” She does have 100 sings that allow her for strawberry and ice cream but tell us she wants to sleep and play on her computer. She goes to regular prime school three days a week and seems no more people around town than I do. I laugh everyday because Genevieve. On my right wrist, I wear simple silver chain with three little bees on it . I used to say these three bees signify the third c that was out of trisomy 21, Down syndrome. Now with these bees, they simply reminded me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I can do but I was always capable of more than I think I am.

Gregg Roger with his essay for this I believe. R said the decision not determinate the pregnancy with really his wife. He said she had more faith and liability to handle this than I did. And she was right. They have started an information network for other families with Down syndrome in their area and you can find the link on our website NPR.com/slash this I believe.

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Support for this I believe comes from the prudential retirement.

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This is all things considered from NPR news, I am Melissa Block, and I’m Michele Norris.

I believe in mystery.
I believe in family.
I believe in being who I am.
 I believe in the power of failure.
 I believe  normal life is extraordinary. This I believe.

Down syndrome has been in the news recently; the infant son of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has the disorder. About one  in 800 babies are born with Down syndrome, today, our This I Believe essay comes from a parent of one of them and we should say, it was submitted before Senator McClain picked Governor Palin to be his running mate. The essay comes from Gregg Rogers, he is an English professor in State Collage of Pennsylvania, he wasn’t sure he could handle being the father of a child with Down syndrome. Here is our serious curator and dependent producer, Jay Allison.

Gregg Rogers came to his belief only after his daughter was born, before that, his beliefs were different, and based   he said, on fear. His transformative journey toward his new belief began in the doctor’s office, during the pregnancy when he and his wife first received the news. Here is Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe.

It is trisomy 21, it is Down syndrome, beyond those words; I heard nothing, sitting in the obstetrician’s office. The doctor was talking about my unborn daughter, and the results  of an amniocentesis. I know there were words after that statement, but I don’t remember them. I do remember returning home with my wife and crying on the sofa, I distinctly remember saying “I don’t want this.” I didn’t want this situation, I didn’t want this responsibility. I didn’t want to become one of those parents, the parents of child with a disability. People told me, “if anyone can handle it, you can.” Easy for you to say, I thought. God never gives you more than you can handle, they reassured me. Really? Then why do people have nervous breakdowns? We will help however we can, they said. Fine, I thought, you have the kid with  the  developmental delay, and I’ll help you out. For months, I was terrified. My wife Lucy and I now refer to the period of time leading up to my daughter’s birth as the pit. We barely spoke to each other because we didn’t know what to say. We simply suffered through each day together, but feeling terribly alone. And then Genevieve was born.

She spent her first eight days in the neonatal intensive care unit at a regional medical center. On each of those eight days, I made the 150-mile round trip to see her because she was my daughter. I sat in a surgical gown in intensive care, holding her entangled of tubes and wires, singing the same songs I’d sung to other daughters. On the 9th day, she came home, and I began to realize that my feelings of fear and anxiety had changed in  a way, that no prenatal screen could ever have predicted. I now believe Genevieve is here for everyone. I believe Genevieve is taking over the world one heart at a time beginning with mine. I believe that what was once I perceived damnation has now become our unexpected salvation.

Genevieve recently turns 3 and she is doing very well for herself. She runs and climbs on everything and loves to wrestle with her two older sisters and her younger brother. She doesn’t have a lot of spoken words yet, although her first full sentence turned out to be “What’s up with that?” She does have over 100 signs that allow her to ask for  have strawberries, pizza or ice-cream, or tell us when she wants to sleep or play on her computer. She goes to a regular preschool 3 days a week, and seems to know more people around town than I do; I laugh everyday because of Genevieve. On my right wrist; I wear  simple sliver chain with three little beads on it. I used to say the 3 beads signified the third chromosome that results in trisomy 21 Down syndrome. Now when I look at those beads, they simply remind me that I don’t ever know as much as I think I do. But I am always capable of more than I think I am.

Gregg Rogers with his essay for This I Believe. Rogers said the decision not determinate the pregnancy was really his wife’s, he said, she had more faith in my ability to handle this than I did, and she was right. They’ve studied an information that work for other families with Down syndrome in their area, and you can find a link on our websitenpr.org/thisibelieve, along with information about submitting your own essay. For This I Believe, I am Jay Allison.
Support for This I Believe comes from Prudential retirement.

This I Believe is independently produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.

There is a This I Believe journal and day planner that may   might   help you write your own statement of belief. It’s available from the NPR shop and at npr.org/thisibelieve.

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