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Fabian

Fabian

Weighing just 12 pounds at 14 months old, little Fabian came to us with blue lips and fingers and was having great difficulty breathing. His orphanage was very concerned about how weak he was and asked if we could help. Read more.

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Joys and Sorrows

Mac

LWB first began while trying to help a tiny baby boy receive life saving heart surgery. And while sometimes I am credited with starting it, the reality is that an entire community of people came together to help Baby Kang get his second chance. His life would not have been saved without the outpouring of support from people around the world, people who truly cared about a little boy whom they had never met in person. Read more.

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Bethany: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

Bethany is a lively and outgoing child who was born with a complex heart defect. She is full of “why” questions; when our hospital manager Selina visited her, she asked, “Why are you taking my picture?” and “Why are you here to visit me?” She captured the heart of Selina, and ours too, with her sweet smile and curious personality. Read more.

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Drew, No Longer Blue

Drew captured LWB’s Medical Team‘s hearts with his very first photo. While his lips were blue, indicating a serious heart defect, he certainly did not seem to struggle with gaining weight! Drew is from an orphanage in Anhui Province, where winters are especially cold and difficult for children with heart conditions.

Meeting Drew

Even though he had a solemn expression, he did not seem to indicate that he was struggling. When Drew arrived at the hospital with a serious and complex heart defect – Dextrocardia and Complete Endocardial Cushion defects – he was described as a very strong baby with a loud cry. Read more.

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