You won’t believe their 14-year old daughter’s reaction to this news.
Daily Mail – Elisa Bellandi is a ‘smart and beautiful’ teenager according to her doting father. Like many 14-year-olds around the world her favourite band is One Direction and she loves singing.
Elisa dreams of one day being a lawyer or psychologist. And it is not hard to understand why. Because in many ways she is very different from many teenagers.
She has had to come to terms with the knowledge that not only was she a ‘mistake’ baby, conceived when her mother had already passed 40, but that she survived both a miscarriage and a failed abortion.
And if that were not bad enough to deal with, her parents are suing the hospital claiming that a botched operation caused ‘psychological trauma’ to Elisa’s mother and father – in a case that has shocked Italy.
Giuseppe and Aurora Bellandi, who live in the Italian beach town of Rimini with Elisa, are demanding £700,000 (€1m) in compensation for not just the psychological trauma of having a second child, but also the material deprivation it caused to their lifestyle.
Elisa, who is mature beyond her years, incredibly supports their decision to sue and insists she has always felt ‘loved’.
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