NEWPORT, October 31, 2001 ( – A 32-year-old South Wales mother sacrificed her own life to save the life of the child she carried in her womb. Cheryl Anderson was diagnosed with cancer when she was two months pregnant, and refused an abortion and even went without pain relief in case it damaged the baby.

The Daily Mail reports that at six months, doctors performed an emergency Caesarean. Cheryl came round from the anaesthetic long enough to hear the news that her daughter had survived the traumatic delivery. Hours later, Cheryl slipped away in her husband’s arms.

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