Hands covering her eyes, her thin legs crossed to try to stop what she could not, Eugenia Muhayimana screamed out to God as the baby pushed through her birth canal. She said she yelled and kicked during two hours of labor, hoping her heart would stop, her soul would drift away and she and her infant would pass to a world where they could live in peace.
Today I came across a story in the Washington Post that deeply affected me. Probably the most moving thing I've read in a while.
As with all stories that have come out of Rwanda, it's extraordinarily sad and very difficult to read. But it's something you should read nonetheless. At the end of the article, you'll know why.