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On the old calendar, today is a feast day of Blessed Herman the Cripple. This guy had all sorts of things "wrong" with him. In today's society, abortion happy as people are, this man would have been a good candidate. How many saints are being murdered?! From

Born with a cleft palate, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida to a farm family. His parents cared for him until the age of seven, but in 1020 they gave him over to the abbey of Reichenau Island in Lake Constance in southern Germany; he spent the rest of his life there. He became a Benedictine monk at age twenty. A genius, he studied and wrote on astronomy, theology, math, history, poetry, Arabic, Greek, and Latin. He built musical instruments, and astronomical equipment. In later life he became blind, and had to give up his academic writing. The most famous religious poet of his day, he is the author of Salve Regina and Alma Redemptoris Mater.

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Wow.  Would he be some sort of savant, then?

Blessed Herman, pray for us.
And all those aborted due to disformaties...and those of us not doing what we can to stop it...
What an utterly amazing person he was.  Thank you for posting this.
CP, spina bifida, and a cleft palate to boot. He definitely would have been likely to be aborted had he been born today.