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ECMO

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Aurora’s whirlwind start

A little fighter beats all the odds to overcome congenital heart disease shortly after her birth.

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‘A real pioneer’

Asked if he wanted to undergo a groundbreaking surgery to rebuild his heart, 11-year-old Trent Ahlefeld said, ‘I’ll take a risk to make myself feel better.”

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‘He deserved a chance’

After being turned down by a hospital on the east side of the state because of his size, baby Mikah Gering is the smallest baby to undergo ECMO treatment. And he's thriving.

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‘Witnessing a miracle’

At 3 months old, Calvin Monroe's heart stopped beating. It regained its rhythm thanks to people and place, timing and technology.

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‘By the grace of God’

When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.

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‘Mind-boggling’ recovery for toxic shock syndrome survivor

Rylie Whitten, a 15-year-old from Greenville, is stunned by the outpouring of support she received: "I'm not that special," she says.