"It was not an easy battle," Madonna said with clear emotion in her voice (via Reuters
)."The judge refused me because I was recently divorced. We hired lawyers, went to the Supreme Court. But I never gave up, I never backed down…I fought for Mercy and won. We fought for this hospital and won. Love conquers all."
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Madonna and her children hugged one another in the audience as they celebrated the milestone day. Mercy also got up and said, “Many kids and many lives will be saved. Thank you mum, you're the bomb.”
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