The Stars in His Eyes

By | June 26, 2017
The Stars in His Eyes Author Joseph Tantillo
ISBN-10 1544995687
ISBN-13 9781544995687
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 340
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Is it a blessing from God or playing God Joey Todaro was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome at nine months old When he had risky open heart surgery at 10 months old his father Joseph slept under his crib the night before the procedure He made a deal with God to allow his baby son to survive Well God answered Joseph s prayer 13 years later Joey T is a happy and energetic little boy who s enjoying family life with his dad mom Jill and three sisters Grace Sophia and Mia He has the common characteristics and features of a child with Williams Syndrome including some learning challenges the appearance and height of a much younger boy and of course the distinctive starburst pattern in his eyes When an experimental drug is proposed by a doctor who claims he can cure Joey of his symptoms and change his appearance his father wonders if this could be God answering another prayer Differing opinions on the safety and morality of the experimental treatment cause a divide between Joey s parents as well as the other families of Williams Syndrome children in their circle Is this proposed treatment really a once in a lifetime blessing sent from heaven for these families or is the doctor trying to play God by seeking to change their children

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