State: Mesa, AZ
Facility: Cardon Children’s Hospital at Banner Desert Medical Center
Seven year old Nataly was diagnosed with viral meningitis and was admitted to the intensive care unit at Banner. Through it all, she maintained a very positive and upbeat outlook. Even when she was feeling at her worse, she strived forward and did the things the medical staff asked of her. Her strength and willingness to work so hard made her a true Hero! Seeing her overcome her illness was truly inspiring to all who were around her.