UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th. It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...
May 15, 2017
‘The strength that he has is so inspiring:’ NHL star befriends disabled boy who was almost aborted
Doctors said Christian Ouimet’s parents should abort him because of an adverse prenatal diagnosis. He had developmental disabilities and wasn’t supposed to survive the first trimester of his mother’s pregnancy.
Christian overcame serious obstacles to survive and even play hockey. And while he has been thrilled to be friends with the sports celebrity, Kyle and Julie Turris are clear about the effect that Christian has had on them.