Eady, Akira

Akira Eady

Akira Eady, 21, of the Bronx, New York, suffered a seizure shortly after giving birth to a daughter. Errol Louis, a reporter for NYDailyNews.com, wrote that she suffered a heart attack and stroke. Her three children all ended up in the custody of her boyfriend. Akira’s mother, Deneen Eady, of Charleston, South Carolina, came to gain custody of her grandchildren after the death of Akira’s two-year-old son died of internal injuries while in the boyfriend’s care.

This quilt block was created by Michelle Connor.