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Child Born With Only One Lung and a 20% Chance of Survival, Goes Home After Successful Surgery
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Child Born With Only One Lung and a 20% Chance of Survival, Goes Home After Successful Surgery

She spent 185 days in hospital and went through multiple treatments and procedures before finally returning home.

Image Source: Youtube/CBS 8 San Diego
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Charlotte Valliere, an 8-month-old, was born with just one lung and a number of respiratory problems. After spending almost 7 months in the hospital, she's finally getting discharged in a miraculous turn of events.

Joshua and Karla Valliere welcomed two daughters into the world in December 2021. Charlotte and Olivia, who are identical twins, were both healthy at the time of birth. However, Charlotte was hospitalized in San Diego in January with breathing problems and a respiratory infection. 

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The Vallieres were initially unsure of what was wrong. Charlotte was born with one lung, but she was healthy and had no complications. Olivia was also in good health, according to Good Morning America. Karla told the outlet, "Her one lung grew like 1.5 sizes, so it was compensating for the lack of the second one. So [doctors] did run all the studies. She was totally fine -- oxygenation, everything 100%, so we were cleared to go after four days in the hospital."