Our Story

Miranda’s journey started in the womb.  On December 7, 2006, after a two hour ultrasound, we were told that Miranda’s heart was not symmetrical, one side was smaller.  She was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). HLHS is a complex and rare congenital heart defect where the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped.  This causes the right side of the heart to both pump blood to the...

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Update – September 9, 2023


Good Evening,   First of all, we want to thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers, and support this week.  We really appreciate it.  Knowing that we have so... Continue Reading »

Update – September 8, 2023


Good Morning, Just a very quick update.  Miranda and Lorie are still at Seattle Children's Hospital.  Things are going well.  The doctors continue to run tests and the... Continue Reading »

Update – September 6, 2023 – Evening


Good Evening, We hope you all had a good day.  We want to thank you for all of your thoughts and prayers today.  Miranda's procedures went very well. ... Continue Reading »

Update – September 6, 2023


Good Morning,   We want to send a quick message out.  We apologize that it has been almost 2 months since we sent out the last update.  We want... Continue Reading »

Update – July 9, 2023


Hello, Today (Sunday) marks four months since Miranda received her new heart.  It does not seem possible that it has been that long.  Time does seem to go... Continue Reading »

Update – May 24th 2023


Good Morning, We have been meaning to get an update sent out, but just have not gotten it done.  It has been two weeks since we sent the last... Continue Reading »

Exciting news!


Welcome home, Miranda! We are very excited that you are home in Pendleton.  Continue Reading »

Update – May 9th, 2023


Good Morning, We hope you are all doing well.  It has been about a week and a half since we have sent out an update and we apologize... Continue Reading »

Update – April 28th, 2023


Good Morning,   We hope you are all doing well today and that you have had a great week.  For us, our weather has been wonderful the past... Continue Reading »