Alessa was born with a several complications in her home country of Nicaragua. Unable to breathe in the womb, her mother had to undergo an emergency C-section in order to save Alessa and / or herself. After a very complicated delivery that nearly cost Alessa’s life, and several years of praying for a nose, Alessa was transferred to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for a plan of care that required multiple surgeries and collaboration from our craniofacial and plastic reconstructive surgeons.
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