I don't think the poster is at all cute; it's offensive. PETA
is basically saying the Duggar kids shouldn't be here. And after
learning of PETA's
I think its modus operande is clear. It designs provocative posters and
billboards that get it lots of free press but that never get printed.
Third, TLC has announced it will air a special on January 31 about the
events surrounding Josie's birth entitled, 19 Kids and Counting:
Special Duggar Delivery. Click here for the
magazine is reporting an exclusive today, "Jim Bob and Michelle
Duggar reveal Baby Josie."
It's 19 kids... and counting their blessings.
Seven weeks after baby Josie's surprise early
arrival, her relieved
parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are talking to People about the
tiny micropreemie, who is taking breast milk through a tube and weighs
2 lbs. 3 oz.
Born at 25 weeks to Jim Bob and Michelle, of the hit
series changing its name this week to 19 Kids and Counting, little
Josie Brooklyn was a mere 1 lb. 6 oz. when she arrived Dec. 10, after
Michelle was diagnosed with preeclampsia.
"Years ago, a baby this small wouldn't have lived an
Jim Bob, 44. "We are so grateful for the ability to help her."...
He and Michelle, 43, have moved 17 of their other
oldest Josh, 21, and his wife, Anna, 21, have a baby girl and live on
their own) to Little Rock, AR, from their home in Tontitown, AR, to be
closer to Josie, who remains in intensive care at AR Children's
"It's a miracle she's doing so well," says Jim Bob.
Michelle: "It is incredible what the doctors and nurses can do to save
the life of this little person."
It has been an up and down saga of survival for tiny
"Doctors tell us, 'never trust a preemie,' because you can't know what
is going to happen," says Jim Bob. "It is a very day-to-day thing. It
is the hardest thing we've ever been through."
Josie's difficult birth has brought the family
closer together, say
Jim Bob and Michelle, and they continue to be grateful for every moment
they have with their new daughter.
"We don't know if there is going to be another big
hill to go up,"
she says. "We are grateful for the wonderful days when she has been
good. We know at any moment, things could change."...
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