Photo: Packer Family Photography

Like most new parents, when couple Patricia and Kimberly O'Neill had their first baby, they went to a professional photographer to have keepsake photos taken. 

This particular newborn photoshoot, however, was very special. 

This portrait of baby London, which quickly went viral, tells the story of hope between a couple who went through 4 years, 7 attempts and 3 miscarriages to have a baby. 

The photo shows 1,616 IVF needles surrounding baby London in the shape of a heart. 

The photo has become a symbol of hope for other parents who are struggling with fertility issues. 

To read more about how this story has given others the strength to persevere, click here.

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Liz Coffman has worked in the advertising industry for over 7 years and is passionate about connecting people to the world around them through her writing. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Liz is also a professional musician, avid rock climber, hiker and adventure seeker.

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