Wednesday, December 24, 2008

News Star: Uptown Family Finds Baby Abandoned In Vestibule

By Lorraine Swanson, Editor
An Uptown family got the surprise of its life when they found a newborn baby girl literally on their doorstep around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

The family's married son, Salvador Nabor, 23, was getting ready to take his own family home around 8:30 p.m. after visiting his parents on the 1000 block of W. Sunnyside, when he felt something blocking the front door.

"The baby was blocking the door and it wouldn't open all the way," said Mrs. Nabor, who asked that her first name not be used. "He looked outside and said, 'Oh my God, it's a baby.' Everyone was surprised."

The baby girl was still wearing the undershirt and cap from the hospital, and a very wet diaper. She was swaddled in a blue and white striped infant's hospital blanket, wrapped inside of three regular sized hospital bed sheets. The infant was also wearing Christmas socks.

Salvador Nabor was not present for the interview, but his wife, Amy Loera, 21, said that someone had placed the baby on the cold vestibule floor outside her mother-in-law's apartment. The outdoor temperature Monday evening was 4 degrees. Both women described the inner vestibule as being very cold. Continue Reading

1 comment:

  1. A lot of discussion was nicely covered in a prior post.....glad the baby is OK, and Merry Christmas to all in Uptown, and the smart and snappy readers of this wonderful blog!