Edward – Hero of the Month

Name: Edward
Age: 13
State: Louisville, KY
Facility: Kosair Children’s Hospital

Hero of the Month Boy

Edward was admitted to the hospital following an accidental trauma that left him with an arrow lodged in his forehead. During his hospital stay, Edward has gone through a range of emotions and conquered most odds, as many medical staff members believe it to be a miracle that he is still alive.

Edward has gone through multiple surgeries and has worked with all disciplines to regain the strengths and abilities he had prior to his accident. When working with Edward, his smile is enduring and his laughter is contagious. His love for life, family and friendship has helped him through many tough times during his hospitalization.

Perhaps the most impressive characteristic that Edward holds is his ability to turn unfortunate situations into positive learning experiences. He has had his belongings packed and ready to go home several times when a test result or set-back has him unpacking just as quickly. Even though his hospitalization has been prolonged, his smile remains bright and he believes home will just have to wait for the right time.

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