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A very special first birthday for a girl who has beaten all odds

May 17, 2013

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/A-very-special-first-birthday-for-a-girl-who-has-beaten-all-odds-207956281.html

 

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Hannah Mae was diagnosed at birth with diffuse rhabdomyomatosis, a rare disease where the heart grows uncontrollably. She was treated at Seattle Children’s Hospital for 169 days and received a heart transplant on September 24. On May 17 Hannah Mae’s family celebrated her first birthday with a blood drive.

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