Newborn Baby Survives Twelve Hours After Being Thrown Down Garbage Chute

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Amazingly, the baby's landing was cushioned by soft bags of trash, and after about half a day after it was tossed, a building worker heard its cries and rescued it. (Also miraculously, the trash compactor was broken that day.) Doctors are working to make sure the infant, who was discarded almost immediately after being born by his 18-year-old mother Laquasia Wright, is okay. [NYDN]