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Two local families facing challenges with newborns with heart defects

 

January 6, 2022



WORLAND — Two of Worland’s newest residents, born last fall, are facing heart surgeries in 2022.

Julie and Dan Atkinson welcomed daughter Emma on Oct. 9, born at Children’s Hospital in Denver. Emma was born with a serious heart condition known as DORV (double outlet right ventricle), according to childrenshospital.org, DORV “is a rare congenital heart defect where the pulmonary artery...



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