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The story of a four-generation unvaccinated family. Every American is expected to understand it: Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements of biomedical science and public health. They are the most important and valuable tool in the history of mankind for reducing infectious disease, and those who fail to obtain them are at an elevated risk for injury, disability, even death.
Accounts of vaccine injury, disability, chronic illness and yes, sadly, deaths that result from placing trust in those same declarations. Mine is an anecdotal story. So in an effort to keep this as simple as possible, think of it as just another story about an average family doing its best to thrive.
Of the countless decisions parents face today, few are as controversial as the vaccine question, and if not for the rising number of alleged injuries the question would be a virtual no-brainer. Unless and until someone is personally touched by a vaccine-gone-wrong, the conventional wisdom prevails.
Surely doctors, hospitals, public health officials and medical authorities know best? Maybe the real question could be: What happens if you decide not to vaccinate your child?
And without the necessity of parental consent in extreme cases.
But does repeating something often enough and loud enough make it factually true? I am a member of a four-generation family who has side-stepped the traditional vaccine cover story.
Our eldest family member was born inour youngest in With very few minor exceptions, we are entirely unvaccinated. The patriarch and matriarch of our family died at the ages of 93 and 84, respectively.
The patriarch, my father, was still working in his lifelong career until two weeks before his death. I have lived outside the U. Unvaccinated, and without incident. Within this family, we have both mainstream and alternative healthcare professionals, including doctors and nurses.
Even the most skeptical person must ask: How Could This Happen? If, indeed, vaccination is necessary and essential for the health and wellbeing of children and adults how did this family escape certain death?Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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