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Stacie Crimm, Mom With Cancer, Refuses Chemotherapy And Dies To Save Unborn Daughter (VIDEO)


First Posted: 10/17/11 09:59 AM ET Updated: 12/16/11 05:12 AM ET

When Stacie Crimm found out that she had finally gotten pregnant at 41, she was overjoyed. So overjoyed that she knew exactly what to do when faced with the decision of whether to save her life or her unborn baby's, newsok.com reports.

After she was diagnosed with neck cancer, Crimm decided to refuse chemotherapy. The heroic mom survived long enough to deliver her 2-pound, 1 ounce daughter, Dottie Mae, and hold the baby in her arms, just once.

“This baby was everything she had in this world," Crimson's brother, Ray Phillips told the news outlet.

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