We’ve seen a lot of stories about children — like Kara Neumann and Ava Worthington — who died because their parents trusted a god instead of modern medicine. They let their children suffer because they wrongly thought a god was going to save them.
John Worth knows what goes on in those parents’ heads… because he used to be one of them:
It breaks my heart to think about that poor little 11-year-old girl, dying so young of such a curable illness. But when I think about her parents, it fills me with horror — makes my blood run cold and the hairs stand up on the back of my neck.
Because, if not for a lucky roll of the dice, it could have been me standing before that jury.
I believe Dale and Leilani Neumann deserved their conviction — their daughter died through their inaction, and the law must be followed. But I don’t for one minute believe that I am better than them; that four short years ago I wouldn’t have done the same thing…
You can read his story here. Thankfully, his daughter led a healthy childhood or else John’s names would possibly be one we see in the headlines.