After living with vocal cord paralysis for six years after a tumor was removed, Michael and his family found CHOP's Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders and laryngeal nerve reinnervation, a procedure that would give him his voice back.
Paige was diagnosed with severe tracheal stenosis, a narrowing of the trachea. The only way to widen her airway was with a major surgery. But with only one lung, it would be incredibly risky.
Born prematurely and with many congenital abnormalities, Shaika traveled from the United Arab Emirates to Children's Hospital for care and treatment.
Avery was diagnosed with CHARGE syndrome as an infant, a series of rare genetic birth defects. Airway malformations led her family to CHOP's Airway Disorders Clinic, where she underwent bilateral choanal atresia repair.