?A baby was saved today,? said Alejandra, one of the local leaders in Orange. ?Praise God!?

While Bishop Kevin Vann and Fr. Bihn Nguyen were praying with 40 Days for Life volunteers outside Planned Parenthood in Orange, a 16-year-old student arrived to have an abortion ? and her mother was with her.

One of the sidewalk counselors walked to meet them ? and encouraged the young woman to choose life. ?She spoke from her heart,? Alejandra said, ?and she gave them a list of alternative places to go for real support.?

The teen?s mother said she was in favor of keeping the baby, but the young woman wasn?t sure ? and she was becoming emotional about the situation.

?After about 30 minutes of dialogue,? Alexandra said, ?the new mom chose life for her baby! We?ll follow up with her. Praise God!?



With 40 Days for Life, David wears many hats. Prior to joining the 40 Days for Life team, he was an award-winning radio and TV journalist. He has also served as a board member for a pregnancy help center and as publications director for a major national pro-life organization.