Kadine Christie’s start story is one which has been advised to her repeatedly. She was born within the mountain city of Spalding, Jamaica, within the presence of two girls: her mom, Lorna, and a stranger, Lurline, who was going into labor in the identical open ward.
Lorna and Lurline had been the primary technology to have the choice of giving start in a hospital. They sat on adjoining beds — separated by a curtain, related by their concern of childbirth.
This is a narrative that seems like fiction, however is way from it. It has excessive stakes, surprising connections and a shocking ending. Something astonishing — even magical — was born in that maternity ward 40 years in the past. Tune in to study why Kadine’s start story can also be her love story.
Today’s Tiny Love Story
A onesie with a smiley crab captured the eye of Sarah Reynolds Westin when she accompanied a pregnant buddy looking for child garments.
“She found out she was pregnant right around the time that I found that I couldn’t have children,” Sarah advised Miya Lee, a co-host of the Modern Love podcast. “And I think I tried to comfort myself by supporting her through her pregnancy.”
Eight days after recognizing the onesie, Sarah mentioned, her “world turned upside down.”
“I really believe that we were all meant to be together, that we were linked,” she mentioned about her son’s entrance into her life.
Hosted by: Daniel Jones and Miya Lee
Produced by: Julia Botero, with assist from Hans Buetow, Daniel Guillemette and Elyssa Dudley
Edited by: Sara Sarasohn
Executive Producer: Wendy Dorr
Music by: Dan Powell
Mixed by: Corey Schreppel
Narrated by: Shayna Small
Special thanks: Nora Keller, Mahima Chablani, Julia Simon, Bonnie Wertheim, Anya Strzemien, Joanna Nikas, Choire Sicha, Lisa Tobin, Sam Dolnick and Ryan Wegner at Audm.
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