"School district officials and doctors told my parents that, best case, I would make it through sixth grade,” she said. “My parents sat me down and told me I had a choice--I could be what I wanted to be or I could let the doctors decide what I was going to be."
Yet she graduated from high school, and earned an undergraduate degree in engineering and a master’s degree in business and technology. She began working for Raytheon in 2003 and is now a top aerospace engineer and manager at the company’s Space and Airborne Systems business, working on the Next Generation Jammer, an innovative airborne electronic attack and jamming technology. The mother of two young boys, Mandigo is also an advocate for others with disabilities.
Kristy is testimony to the fact that all human life is created in the image of God, and is sacred. No matter what verbal gymnastics one uses to "justify" abortion, to deprive one of life before birth is child sacrifice and simple cold-blooded murder ... an act that will echo through eternity until final justice sets it right.