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A mother's unconditional love

  • Featuring: Phyllis Smith & Laura Smith
  • Date Submitted: Jun 21, 2024
  • Location: Texas

Laura Smith, author of "The Berkeley Book: The Story of Hope, Happiness, and Down Syndrome," sits down with her mother, Phyllis Smith, to discuss the journey behind the book. Phyllis reflects on the night Berkeley was born and one physician’s attitude that nearly cost Berkeley his life. Having survived that night, Phyllis recounts the love and joy Berkeley has brought to their family over the years, highlighting his resilience and the blessings he has brought to his family. Edit credit: Sean Collins.


  • Phyllis Smith
  • Laura Smith
  • Down Syndrome
  • Author
  • The Berkeley Book
  • Health Care
  • Family