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A mother fights back against congenital heart defects

by GOODly Women Guest blogger Melissa Moore I never aspired to be an advocate. I would have been perfectly happy having all my kids healthy, oblivious to the possibility that children can be seriously ill and even die. But being thrust unwillingly into the category of “Heart Mom,” and subsequently “Loss Mom,” fundamentally changes a person. On March 5, 2011, our second child Greyson was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). He was 4 days old and had only...