Four-Year-Old Girl Goes Home for Christmas for the First Time

Young Phaylnn Graham of Missouri was born two months premature and has spent the past four years in the hospital due to underdeveloped lungs. This Christmas, however, her doctors gave her the medical all-clear to go home for the first time since she was born, just in time to celebrate Christmas. Though she will still require the extra help of a nurse at the home, her family is excited to celebrate their first Christmas together outside of the hospital. It’s during the Advent celebration we take pause to consider the blessings that happen all around us despite our challenges. Read more…

Here’s more from Breitbart…

A four-year-old girl who spent her life in a Missouri hospital due to a lung condition is returning home for the first time— just before Christmas.

Phalynn Graham had been born two months premature, causing her lungs to be undeveloped.

For the past four years, Phalynn required round-the-clock care and had to be connected to a ventilator to breathe. But her condition improved enough that the doctors at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital in Missouri decided to discharge her on Thursday, allowing her to go home for the first time since she was born.

The hospital wrote on Facebook Friday that it was a “bittersweet moment” to send Phalynn home after she had been hospitalized for 1,208 days.

You Might Also Like