Sunday, March 3, 2013
Foster mom known as ‘baby whisperer’
By Colleen Mastony/Chicago Tribune
Woman showers love on infants until adoptive parents can take them
Becky O’Connell knows the call can come at any time. And so, when the phone rings shortly after 10 on a recent morning, she crosses her kitchen and picks up on the third ring. Within a few hours, a social worker is coming through the door with a tiny baby, just 3 days old. The child has big, blue eyes, dark hair and a round, ruddy face. His name is Alex....