Couple Tells Story of Adopting Baby Found in Subway 12 Years Ago
To understand how Danny Stewart, Peter Mercurio and their son Kevin became a family of three, you have to go back more than 12 years to the 14th Street A/C/E subway station in Chelsea.
“As I was leaving the subway, I glanced over to my left and thought I saw a doll,” Stewart told NBC 4 New York in a recent interview. “I continued up the stairs because I didn’t think anything of it, but I glanced back at the floor and I saw legs moving.”
Stewart quickly discovered it was no doll, but a newborn baby bundled up in a sweatshirt, his umbilical cord still attached. After calling 911, Stewart’s next call was to his partner.
“Danny is a really calm person so when he called me frantic, I knew something was wrong,” said Mercurio. “I liter… Continue Reading (3 minute read)