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'Choosing Naia: a Family's Journey'


Mitchell Zuckoff
*Author, Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey (Beacon Press, 2002)
*Reporter, The Boston Globe

Greg & Tierney Fairchild
*Parents of Naia who was born with a severe heart defect and a moderate form of Down's Syndrome

What would you do if you discovered your child would be born with a disability? In this hour of Talk of the Nation, guest host Lynn Neary talks with one couple about how they dealt this dilemma, and about their life today with their daughter Naia who was born with Down's Syndrome.

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Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.