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Baby’s parents looking for hope, help and a miracle

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/babys_parents_looking_for_hope_help_and_a_miracle_20110809

Baby Leah tenses and contorts in her crib at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. A visit to her in the room requires suiting up in a gown, gloves and mask to ensure she doesn’t become sick in her fragile state. Zev and Frani Esquenazi’s little girl, who is named for Princess Leia from the “Star Wars” films, has received multiple spinal taps, MRIs and EEGs, and is breathing through her trachea. Her movements are erratic.

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