Sunday, March 3, 2013
Foster mom known as ‘baby whisperer’
Woman showers love on infants until adoptive parents can take them
By Colleen Mastony/Chicago Tribune
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....