Seven-month-old Jack Palmer has already overcome more obstacles than some people face in a lifetime. After becoming the youngest in a decade to undergo a heart and lung transplant, the miracle baby went home for the first time.
For months, the Kansas City, Missouri family has been sharing their rollercoaster story on their Facebook page, Jack Liam’s Journey. A recent post announced their elation to finally be able to bring their baby home after months at the hospital.
“Jack is home. We are all home! This weekend was the first time we were all together as a family, at home, since Christmas,” the mother shares. “It has been amazing, a little stressful and chaotic at times, but still amazing. We are still getting settled and finding a good routine that works. Jack is adjusting to the chaos well and now understands why we kept telling him he was going to the zoo,” the mom jokes.
When Jack was born, he had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, an extremely rare condition that causes the left side of the heart to be underdeveloped, Today reports. After his birth, the family was faced with a…
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