The Birth of a New Worldan epiphany Essay

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The Birth of a New Worldan epiphany



December 15th, 1989, I remember as if it were yesterday. The whole experience was so fast
that I never had time to realize what was happening. I was twenty-three years old. I had
been married for sixteen months. My wife and I had been together for a little over two
years. Life with her was great. I never imagined it being any better. Boy was I wrong.

In March of Ď89 my wife informed me that she was pregnant. I was in shock; I didnít know
what to say. I was thrilled, excited, and shocked all at the same time. Just as soon as
she told me the news, about a thousand questions rushed through my head. Am I too young to
be a father? How will I handle the responsibility of taking care of a child? All of my
questions would be answered in due time.

As the next nine months passed, we tried to get everything prepared. I took care of
getting the babyís room painted and decorated. I filled it with all the furniture that was
needed, a crib, a dresser, and a changing table and of course, a rocking chair. While my
wife took care of getting baby clothes, bottles, and a diaper service. Everything we did
now focused on bringing a baby into this world.

I can remember one of the visits to the doctorís office. We were able to listen to the
babyís heartbeat. It was a very rapid beat, almost twice the speed of my wifeís. And we
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