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I am the Momma of 8 children. Seven here on earth and 1 precious little Angel in Heaven. My children range in age from 2 months to 25 years. My 6 year old was born with a laundry list of complex medical conditions. He has Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome), a rare brain malformation, which resulted from a mutation of the PAX-6 gene, bilateral anophthalmia, which means that he was born without any eyes, so he is totally blind. At the age of 2 1/2 months old he had to have a tracheostomy to help aid in his breathing. He is hearing impaired, with normal hearing in his left ear and has profound deafness in his right. At 3 1/2 years he had surgery to have a Mic-Key button placed in his stomach (feeding Tube), which is mainly used to give him his medications. He also has insulin dependant diabetes and wears an insulin pump, which gives him a continuous dose of insulin. Even with his many dis"abilities," including being globally developmentally delayed, he has accomplished more than anyone would have ever believed that he could. Join us in our journey living with a Dis"Abled" child....

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Woman Born With Half A Brain Stuns Doctors

This definately proves that the brain is an amazingly wonderful organ. Maybe just maybe, one day Timmy will be featured in his own similar news story.

Embedded video from CNN Video

1 comment:

carlyandjay said...

I really like this much that I have it posted on my blog, as well! Lol. I really enjoy reading about Timmy, and I think your blog is awesome. So, for this reason, I have nominated your blog for a Lemonade Award. See my blog for an explanation. :)

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