Alaska governor, Sarah Palin, balances newborn's needs, official duties

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  1. KenH

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    A very interesting story.

    Alaska governor balances newborn's needs, official duties

    By Steve Quinn

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The results of Gov. Sarah Palin's prenatal testing were in, and the doctor's tone was ominous: "You need to come to the office so we can talk about it."

    Palin, known for a resolve that quickly launched her from suburban hockey mom to a player on the national political stage, said, "No, go ahead and tell me over the phone."

    The physician replied, "Down syndrome," stunning the Republican governor, who had just completed what many political analysts called a startling first year in office.

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