Amanda Zablocki is an attorney at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP in New York City. She is the co-chair of the firm's New York Women's Lawyer Group and a member of the pro bono committee. Amanda and her husband Akiva are proud parents to a wonderful little boy, Idan, who has a rare severe immune deficiency.
I had a dream the other night; it was vivid and frightened the hell out of me. My son was on a table, and his body looked like a roasted chicken. He was crying because there was a doctor behind him…pulling his chicken limbs off, one by one. I screamed and cried with my son, but had no power to stop or reverse his pain. This dream is crazy but perhaps painfully understandable when you consider my history. Four months ago, my son Idan, who was 8 months old at the time, was rushed to… >> Read More