FLORENCE, ITALY — These three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
On a typical Sunday morning at the Florence Church of Christ, friends and family pile into the domed church building with greetings, smiles and laughter. Ladies file in and take their seats.
Boys dressed in their Sunday best scuffle and play together, and, without fail, a jubilant 12-year-old girl with short brown hair and a big smile makes her way through the crowd, hugging and kissing everyone in her path. This bright-eyed brunette is Michela.
Thirteen years ago, when Luigi and Julie Giordano arrived at the hospital for the third time, they knew something was wrong. After multiple ultrasounds and dozens of diagnoses, doctors delivered information that was sure to change the couple’s life forever.