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Canadian dad views dumpster where he rescued a newborn that is his own child! (photo, D.Makowichuk, QMI Agency)

Two newborns were cruelly put into plastic bags and then thrown into dumpsters this week by their own mothers.  Both were miraculously discovered and are being treated in hospital.

Lesson: if you’re walking near a dumpster and think you hear an infant crying–don’t hesitate to investigate.

On Tuesday, in Calgary, Ontario, a 30-year-old man returning to his condo to check on his ailing 29-year-old girlfriend heard a passersby said, ‘I think I hear a baby in the dumpster.”   He jumped into action, pulled out a bag of trash and uncovered a hypothermic newborn inside with an umbilical cord still attached.

Later on that evening he was told the child he had saved was HIS OWN, trashed approximately 2 hours after birth!  The man, still unnamed, wants to raise the child.

His girlfriend (also unnamed) claims she was unaware of her pregnancy, and is scheduled for psychiatric assessment– facing charges of attempted murder, failing to provide the necessities of life and child abandonment.

Three days later, another newborn –weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz.– was rescued from the trash by a janitorial team working at an apartment complex in Emporia, Kansas(more…)

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