When doctors told Ida DuBose she was pregnant, she was in disbelief. Already the mother of a 15 year-old son, DuBose had been told she couldn't have any more children.
"I argued with the doctor for about an hour," she said. "I really couldn't believe it. I told him ‘we'll see.'"
Little did she know, the child she was carrying would save her life.
DuBose went into labor six months later on June 16, 1983.
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