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  • musicaldoula Nov 9, 7:47 p.m.

    Track down that dispatcher and train him! NO MORE DIRTY SHOELACES!!! Tying off the umbilical cord is unnecessary. It's attached to the placenta, providing extra blood and oxygen, and you're not going to cut the cord at a bus stop with a non-sterile object (I hope!) Dirty shoelaces = E Coli bacteria along with a host of other bacterium all capable of causing one heck of an infection. Get the word out before a baby gets sick from an out of hospital birth-compliments of a poorly trained dispatcher.

  • pirategirl342 Nov 9, 6:58 p.m.

    Wow! Made me cry!!!

  • baldchip Nov 9, 3:37 p.m.

    Emily Brewer-Tar Heel of the Week!!!

  • Weetie Nov 9, 2:08 p.m.

    What a great story! Thanks WRAL for sharing!

  • jenjengirl89 Nov 9, 1:26 p.m.

    "If she is ever pregnant again, she should probably spend the last couple of months in the hospital, just in case. What a wonderful story!
    NC Reader
    November If she is ever pregnant again, she should probably spend the last couple of months in the hospital, just in case. What a wonderful story!
    NC Reader"
    Why? The article doesn't mention any medical problems whatsoever. The baby's weight appeared to be at full term. Childbirth is natural and normal, why on earth would a womam who simply didn't realize it when she was in labor need to be hospitalized for "the last couple of months"?

    Surely you are trolling.

  • sjb2k1 Nov 9, 12:36 p.m.

    what a wonderful story. nice to break up all the bad news.

  • pamshmam Nov 9, 12:10 p.m.

    That is amazing!!

  • morebadnews Nov 9, 11:31 a.m.

    Great story!!

  • Tarheel born Nov 9, 11:00 a.m.

    I am so glad that everyone is posting positive comments and well wishes instead of the snarky comments that this story could have generated, being as she is hispanic. This truly is a beautiful story and all humans should remember that as HUMANS we share a bond. kbird November 8, 2012 7:03 p.m.

    So true, good thing all the racists are either still asleep or too hungover to use the internet.
    TeenDad4_WorldTour

    Then why on earth was it necessary to bring it up at all? Why not leave it as it was......a great story of humanity. Congratulations to all involved!!

  • working for deadbeats Nov 9, 10:51 a.m.

    Awesome story!

  • edgar709 Nov 9, 10:07 a.m.

    "It’s so humbling. By some crazy twist of fate, I’m part of this woman’s birth story," Brewer said

    Not only is she a part of the woman's birth story, but the baby will always carry her name too!

  • this is my Screen Name Nov 9, 9:59 a.m.

    Wonderful story. I watched the video and loved the little boy's description of what he saw -- "a baby grow out of some pants!" Congrats to all.

  • Missy93 Nov 9, 9:41 a.m.

    Great story!

  • scg Nov 9, 9:40 a.m.

    Thanks to WRAL, every week, among thousands other pessimistic stories, they publish one story like this.

    Just when you start to lose hope, you find solace among us through these great acts by some simple human being.

    Great story.

  • shannonatlanticvend Nov 9, 9:20 a.m.

    Heart warming story. Congrats to all.

  • fuzzmom Nov 9, 9:13 a.m.

    Brought tears to my eyes! Wonderful!

  • iwasjustsaying Nov 9, 9:07 a.m.

    Beautiful story!

  • westernwake1 Nov 9, 9:02 a.m.

    Great story. We need more like it in the local news.

  • wspmom Nov 9, 8:55 a.m.

    baby Emily has quite a story! that's awesome.

  • NiceNSmooth Nov 9, 8:51 a.m.

    Thank you Emily!!! this is such a great story!!!

  • lisa4 Nov 9, 8:47 a.m.

    Such a great story!!!! It brought tears to my eyes..especially when I read the new baby girls name...EMILY!!! This is the way the world should be.....God Bless!!!

  • becncolin97 Nov 9, 8:45 a.m.

    That's awesome! After the week we've had with politics this was actually something nice for a change!

  • luvstoQ Nov 9, 8:38 a.m.

    kbird, I was thinking the same thing when I came upon your post. You brought up the issue when it should have never been voiced. Everything was going great, can't you just *think* something without bringing it out for *maybe* future posters to decide to make a snide remark about? This was a beautiful time for both women, period - no need to mention anyone's race.

  • wayneboyd Nov 9, 8:28 a.m.

    Really soothes ones emotions after reading the rest of whats on the page.

  • I Carry even in Cary Nov 9, 8:28 a.m.

    I say way to go to all involved....I also think we need to be thanking a 911 dispatcher

  • lillann15 Nov 9, 8:16 a.m.

    What a great story! Way to go to both of you during that time.

  • TeenDad4_WorldTour Nov 9, 8:15 a.m.

    I am so glad that everyone is posting positive comments and well wishes instead of the snarky comments that this story could have generated, being as she is hispanic. This truly is a beautiful story and all humans should remember that as HUMANS we share a bond.
    kbird
    November 8, 2012 7:03 p.m.

    So true, good thing all the racists are either still asleep or too hungover to use the internet.

  • hollylama Nov 9, 8:14 a.m.

    Bravo to her!

  • kbird Nov 8, 7:03 p.m.

    I am so glad that everyone is posting positive comments and well wishes instead of the snarky comments that this story could have generated, being as she is hispanic. This truly is a beautiful story and all humans should remember that as HUMANS we share a bond.

  • RandolphBloke Nov 8, 6:47 p.m.

    That's great news. Nice to see something so positive for a change.

  • Killian Nov 8, 6:09 p.m.

    Nice to have faith restored in humanity. Well done, both of them!

  • babbleon Nov 8, 6:05 p.m.

    Aww... That's so cool.

  • Canes Girl Forever Nov 8, 5:57 p.m.

    What an awesome story with a very happy ending! I'm so glad Ms. Brewer was there for Ms. Lopez. And what a great way to pay tribute to an angel.

  • Scubagirl Nov 8, 5:56 p.m.

    What a great story! Congratulations to all of them!

  • NC Reader Nov 8, 5:52 p.m.

    If she is ever pregnant again, she should probably spend the last couple of months in the hospital, just in case. What a wonderful story!

  • freedomrings Nov 8, 5:44 p.m.

    Beyond language, color, nationality....you find love.

  • baldchip Nov 8, 5:27 p.m.

    Good job-today's hero!!! Baby has a new God mother!!

  • miswiggie Nov 8, 5:23 p.m.

    This is a wonderful story!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • andreanicole686 Nov 8, 5:20 p.m.

    This is the sweetest story I have heard of in a long time. Two amazing women!

  • BlahBlahBlahBlahBlah Nov 8, 5:19 p.m.

    What a great story!!!
    Both Emily's are beautiful people!!

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