'Could a safe, effective and inexpensive alternative to vaccination already exist?
Lily was my third child. She was born in China, in the city of Jiujang, in Jiangxhi Province. She was ten months old when we traveled to get her and weighed a mere 10 pounds.
Lily was beautiful. She was more like a newborn than a one year old. She could barely hold up her head and was so accustomed to being heavily swaddled in layers of clothing that she cried when the air touched her skin the first time we carefully unwrapped her. Her tiny features were so delicate. She was as quiet as a mouse. She slept through the night without a peep. She was perfect.'