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Brianna’s Story

Rose meeting her NICU care teamWhen Rose first glanced at her daughter Brianna’s Christmas list, she was expecting to find all the trappings of a 15-year-old’s desires: clothes, jewelry, accessories, and so on. What she didn’t anticipate, however, was a written request to meet the Connecticut Children’s NICU staff at UConn Health in Farmington that saved her daughter’s life. Read Brianna’s story >

 

Olivia’s Story

“She is a miracle. When she took her first breath, it was like music to my ears.” —Daryl Jackson

“She is a miracle,” says Olivia’s father Daryl, who vividly recalls the harrowing details of his daughter’s birth and the frightening aftermath in which they thought they had lost her, followed by an amazing recovery that surprised nearly everyone. “When she took her first breath, it was like music to my ears,” he said. Read Olivia’s story >

 

 

 

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