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Schaumburg Church Says Divine Intervention Helped Them Find Abandoned Baby

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Oct 24, 2011 9:20PM

Folks at the Gospel Presbyterian Church in Schaumburg heard the cries of an infant and found someone had left a newborn girl in a grocery bag wrapped in a towel. Church members say divine intervention led them to the infant. They found a bag in the parking lot and carried it inside, but didn't notice the baby inside until more than 30 minutes later when she started crying. The Sun-Times writes:
[Church elder Bob] Song said typically the church is closed on Mondays — so no staffers or congregation members would have been present to find her.

By Tuesday, when the church reopens and has people again inside, “that would have been too late,” Song said, worrying that the baby could have died before being discovered.

Police say the baby appeared to be Asian, just a few days old and her umbilical cord was still attached. Police are still looking for whoever may have birthed the child. Whether it's God, the Spaghetti Monster or luck, we're just glad someone found her in time.