While I was pastoring in Ripley, I showed a video about the sanctity of life called "99 Balloons." The video is produced by Igniter Media and details the life of Eliot, a boy born with Trisomy 18. The video is a video diary of letters Eliot's dad wrote to his son. The video was shown on Oprah this week. The video there was a shortened version of the original. Here is the original:
If you would like to know more information about Eliot and his family - here is a link to their blogs:
Eliot's 99 Balloons Blog
The Spectacular Vernacular (the family's new blog)
Update: It looks like the family is going to be back on Oprah this Friday in a live update.