Baby Charbel’s life a miracle, say parents
Charbel Fadel is, in most ways, like any other two-year-old boy. He can’t sit still for long, preferring to climb on chairs. He likes soccer. He likes giving high-fives to anyone who asks.
But that he’s even awake, after a traumatic birth that he wasn’t expected survive, is nothing short of a miracle, according to his parents Said and Dolly. And they attribute their son’s survival to his namesake, St. Charbel Makhlouf, a 19th-century Lebanese monk famous for miracles. The Fadels, who are also Lebanese, are members of Our Lady of Good Help, the Maronite Catholic parish in Edmonton.
“We were hoping