As They Entered The Delivery Room, They All Knew The 17-Year-Old Mother Would Die. She Had Made Her Decision

Meet Jenny Lake

Jenny Lake was a normal 17-year-old girl who was faced with a huge decision. This is her with her friend, Jason.
Meet Jenny Lake

Jenny Began Suffering From Headaches

Jenny began get these incredibly painful headaches, and they were so bad that she had to go to the doctor. Shortly after that, the doctor hit her with some shattering news. She had a large brain tumor.
Jenny Began Suffering From Headaches

Jenny Must Get Chemotherapy To Survive

Jenny must undergo chemotherapy if she wants to beat this cancer. Her friends are all shocked to hear the news, but they all stand by her and support her through this torturous ordeal.
Jenny Must Get Chemotherapy To Survive

Then She's Hit With Some More News

After Jenny started to undergo the chemotherapy, she found out something that had an even greater impact than her cancer diagnosis. She was pregnant. She knew what that meant: the baby would die if she continued with the chemo. Alternatively, if she stopped chemo it would inevitably mean her death.
Then She's Hit With Some More News

She Chose To Have The Baby

In a stunning move, Jenny decided to sacrifice herself for the baby. She gave birth to Chad 9 months later. She reportedly whispered to the midwife after giving birth, "I did it, I fulfilled my duty."
She Chose To Have The Baby

She Went Home To Spend Her Last Days With Her Baby

After giving birth, she returned home to spend the last moments of her life taking care of her baby Chad. 12 days later, she passed away.
She Went Home To Spend Her Last Days With Her Baby

This Mother Died For Her Child

Growing up, little baby Chad will eventually learn the sacrifice his mother made in order for him to have a chance at life. This is the apex of 'motherly love.'
This Mother Died For Her Child