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2016 Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero: Coral

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Coral, and her identical twin sister Casey, were born nearly three months ahead of their mother’s due date at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. In addition to the “normal” preemie complications, Coral was born with free air in her abdomen and a tethered spine. When she was just 6-days-old, Coral had a major surgery to remove the free air, which resulted in a ruptured appendix requiring further care. Miraculously, Coral recovered from this procedure only to endure an even more severe procedure later during her stay in the neonatal intensive care unit.