After a diagnosis of Trisomy 18 and being told she may not survive her first few hours of life, Alyssa had other ideas. Even though the median lifespan is five to fifteen days, Alyssa is now 8 years old! Checking in with her mother, she let us know that Alyssa's spirit is as tenacious as ever.
Alyssa recently had to undergo surgery for her back and the recovery has been on the rough side. Trish shared that despite this, Alyssa has settled down and is doing well. With excitement, Trish exclaimed, “The princess warrior has won another battle, PTL! Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes.” KCCO, Alyssa!