Rick Santorum daughter admitted to hospital

Please keep Rick Santorum and his family in your prayers tonight and tomorrow:

PHILLY – The three-year-old daughter of Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has been admitted to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the candidate has cancelled his Sunday morning campaign events to be at her side.

Santorum campaign spokesman Hogan Gidley said Saturday night that the former Pennsylvania senator and his wife, Karen, were with Bella at CHOP. Gidley said Santorum planned to return to campaigning as soon as possible in Florida, where the Republican primary is Tuesday.

Bella Santorum has Trisomy 18, a genetic condition caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome. Bella was not expected to survive until her first birthday and concerns over her health have canceled previous Santorum campaign events. The Santorums have been frequent visitors to CHOP with their daughter.



Here’s a video that, admittedly, is a tear jerker. But there are some of the cutest photos ever of his little daughter Bella. That’s where I got the one above.

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