Leah Hickman

Leah is a reporter for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Digital. She is a World Journalism Institute and Hillsdale College graduate. Leah resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Follow her on Twitter @leahmhickman.

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Popping up, helping out

Lifestyle | A New York pro-lifer takes the pregnancy center model on the road during the pandemic
by Leah Hickman
Posted 10/22/20, 07:34 am

Nine thousand six hundred square feet. That’s how big Julie Rosati’s house is in Oneida, a small town in central New York. The three-story red-brick building with tall white columns used to be a nursing home. But since Rosati became the director of the Save the Storks Pro-life Training Center in November 2019, it has served a double purpose: a home for her, her husband Steve, and their three adopted children, and a dormitory for the center’s students.

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Mercy killing for kids?

Death | The Dutch government proposes the decriminalization of child euthanasia
by Leah Hickman
Posted 10/19/20, 04:16 pm

Doctors in the Netherlands could perform euthanasia on terminally ill children ages 12 and younger without facing legal consequences under a policy the country’s health minister proposed last week.

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Black mothers matter

Life | High maternal mortality rates among African American women spark questions
by Leah Hickman
Posted 10/19/20, 04:03 pm

Twenty-six year old Sha-Asia Washington, a pregnant black woman, died this July while undergoing a cesarean section at a New York City hospital. Friends and family blamed Washington’s death on the negligence of the medical providers, who family members said pressured her into and improperly administered an epidural.

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