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February 2008 Archives

Solomon Harris

Solomon Harris entered the world weeks early by emergency C-section. When he was strong enough to go home, Solomon suddenly refused to eat and developed a high-pitched cry, prompting a trip to the emergency room. There Solomon’s parents, Rebecca Skelton and Shepard Harris, learned their son had group B streptococcus, a life-threatening bacteria that is the leading cause of blood infection and meningitis, infection of the fluid and lining around the brain, in newborns.

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