After spending the first 452 days of his life in the hospital, Edwin Fischer is finally home with his family. The boy has been at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, Colorado since March 2019 and was just released this week.
Edwin had a rough start in life, he was born 12 weeks prematurely in Nebraska, in the middle of the “bomb cyclone.” His lungs weren’t fully developed yet and the small hospital didn’t have the medication he needed to survive, but he couldn’t be transferred because of the storm. So law enforcement officers drove the life-saving medicine to the Nebraska hospital in the storm and he made it through the night. The next day, he was moved to the Rocky Mountain Hospital, where he was until now.
“We are so happy,” explains his mother, Riley Fischer. “We’ve been waiting so long for this.”
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