US man returns to segregated hospital for son's delivery 62 years after he was born there

US man returns to segregated hospital for son's delivery 62 years after he was born there

- Cornelius Shiver, a United States citizen, has welcomed his son in the same hospital he was born

- Shiver was born in Mercy Hospital in the United States 62 years ago and at a time of serious racial segregation

- The American was said to have been born in the hospital when his pregnant mother needed an emergency delivery

Cornelius Shiver of Coconut Grove in the United States has welcomed his son in the same South Florida Hospital he was born after sixty two years.

The proud father was one of the first black babies born at Mercy Hospital Back in 1957 when the hospital was segregated at the time.

Shiver's father, Cornelius Shiver Jr., said his dad, a 37-year-old gardener from Georgia and his mom Allie Mae Sam, gave birth to him at the same hospital he welcomed his son.

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YEN.com.gh, a sister news project of Legit.ng, gathered that he became one of the first black babies born there when his mother needed an emergency delivery.

Black man who was one of 1st babies in US hospital welcomes son in same hospital 62 years later

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Sixty-two years later, Shiver, who was born and raised in Coconut Grove held his newborn son, William-Solomon Cornelius Shiver.

Their OB-GYNs were thrilled to be a part of their story. The doctors at Mercy did not just usher in a new life for the family because weeks ago, they saved Shiver’s life too.

On May 11, 2020, they saved Shiver’s life when he had blood clots in both my lungs.

Shiver’s new baby will go home to the house built by his grandfather for his grandmother and where he grew up.

Legit.ng earlier reported how a loving father recently went creative to complement his daughter’s limited natural ability to walk.

According to Richard DiPilla, the CEO of Global Goodwill Ambassadors, the father created a prosthetic to replace her amputated limb.

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Richard said the father who also happens to be his friend did that so so that he and his daughter can walk together.

Meanwhile, a group of female police officers recently went beyond the call of duty to help a young lady in labour on Wednesday, February 19.

The woman had gone into labour and was waiting for an ambulance outside the police station when her bundle of joy decided to make an arrival.

The officers, who were identified as Captain Bucyee MaScubu, Sergeant Thulie Ndlovu and Sergeant Nokukhanya Madlala, helped without hesitation.

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