Learning to see

  • Jessica Merrill Paulraj
Keywords: Disability, Adoption, Bartsocas Papas Popliteal Pterygium Syndrome,


A moving account of a nurse's adoption of a severely disabled child, and the unforseen ways this came to deepen her appreciation for her purpose in life and her relationship to God and others.

Author Biography

Jessica Merrill Paulraj
Bachelors of Science Nursing (Florida State University), Diploma in Tropical Nursing (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Nurse Educator in Northeast India; Currently tending the home and mothering 3 wild boys while my husband attends graduate school. I am a nomad at heart who believes everyone has a story to tell. I am learning to live broken, yet brave
Short Communications / Field Reports