Evelyn was born with a heart defect that was almost fatal, now her heart is 100% healthy

- Leigha Kurz-Garrison in Cincinnati, Ohio, posted images to Imgur that shared her daughter Evelyn’s journey after she almost died as a newborn.

The little girl was born with a heart defect that was discovered at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Kurz-Garrison shared a photo of her daughter with dozens of wires attached to her when she was only a week old. At a recent appointment with a cardiologist, Kurz-Garrison was told her now two-year-old daughter no longer had a heart murmur and that “Your daughter’s heart is 100%.”

The mother said, “I literally exploded with tears. I cried so hard my daughter got worried, climbed into my lap and gave me a hug ‘Mommy, [don’t] be sad. I okay.” [sic]

According to the post, Evelyn’s favorite things to do are dancing to music and snuggling with her mom.

Here's Leigha's post

Recently, Evelyn had a cardiology appointment to check on her heart. At the appointment, I was very tense and on edge, just wanting everything to be okay. The doctor turned to me after listening to heart and told me "the murmur is gone. Your daughter's heart is 100%. No restrictions on activity level and we don't need to see you back. " I literally exploded with tears. I cried so hard my daughter got worried, climbed into my lap and gave me a hug "mommy, dont be sad. I okay". Evelyn is now two years old, in perfect health, and her favorite thing to do is dance to music and snuggle with me. Thank you for following this journey. She's okay folks!

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