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Hannah from Heartbridge

Hannah arrived at Heartbridge on May 14th,  just a few days before our manager Cindy made her mid-month visit.  Hannah has a very complicated set of special needs, with a VSD (hole between the chambers of her heart), Mirror-Image Dextrocardia (her heart is on the right side of her chest), and also Pierre Robin Syndrome.  This is a cranio-facial abnormality in which the lower jaw is much smaller than normal.  In Hannah’s case, this has caused a high-arched palate, cleft lip on the right side, a very small mouth, and her tongue is missing.  
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