June 26, 2007

Positivity: Miracle Child Graduates from Kindergarten

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:57 am

From Albany, NY:

Updated: 6/16/2007 7:35 AM

He’s singing, dancing, laughing. To look at 5-year-old Cameron Stackman, you’d never guess doctors predicted he wouldn’t live long enough to make it to school, and now he’s celebrating a milestone — graduating from Forest Park Elementary School’s Kindergarten program, which Cameron said makes him happy.

Cameron was born November 1, 2001, with a rare birth defect that caused his intestines to form outside of his body. In February 2003, he underwent a multi-organ transplant, with a very low survival rate that he’s definitely overcome.

“I hoped I would see this day. I’m very, very thankful for the transplant and the family that donated, and I’m very lucky, we’re very lucky,” said Mom Amy Francisconi.

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