Tragically, when baby Adam was born, his parents refused to accept him.
The distraught parents were so ashamed of their new baby that they considered poisoning the infant if they were forced to take him home from the hospital.
It is hard to process this unimaginable thought. The parents who are supposed to love and protect their child were actually threatening to murder him if they had to bring him into their home.
Baby Adam was born with an extremely rare condition in a Christian missionary hospital in India. He had a healthy brain, lungs, and heart. But when he entered the world, his body lacked eyelids, a nose, and hands — and his little legs were fused together.
His frightened birth parents were shocked when they saw their newborn baby. They outright refused to accept him as their own.
They refused to accept him and threatened to kill him if they had to take him home.
Miraculously, two heroes stepped forward and gave this precious little boy a second chance at life.
Adam’s extremely rare genetic disorder is called Bartsocas-Papas syndrome. His face didn’t look like most other babies.
Married couple Raja and Jessica Paulraj, who by chance worked on the medical team that cared for Adam, couldn’t bear the thought of no one wanting Adam.
When Jessica held that angelic newborn boy in her arms, a boy without parents to love him, she just knew that she and her husband Raja had to adopt him.
After the adoption, the parents took their son to a specialist in the US, where Adam underwent several surgeries.
Unfortunately, their US hospital bills skyrocketed. The family was faced with the daunting task of generating enough funds to pay for the surgeries.
Then something amazing happened – the family, along with thousands of strangers, raised $100,000 for Adam in just one week.
After several successful surgeries, he now has eyelids and a new mouth.
Through love and care from adoptive parents Raja and Jessica — and with community support — Adam is now a happy and healthy boy who loves to play.
Since his mouth is so deformed, he has trouble talking, although he very much wants to get his words out. But even with all the difficulties he’s faced his entire life, Adam is making progress all the time.
The struggling family continues to give Adam the love, security and stability – and most importantly of all – the life that he deserves. The life his birth parents were unwilling to give him.
What a wonderful couple! We would like to thank the Paulaj family and wish them good luck in the future. Adam is such a precious little angel from God.