Local nurse adopts her patient

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The nurse of a little boy born with a congenital heart defect ended up adopting him.

Angela Farnan was one of the nurses who helped care for Blaze, a young boy who was in the ICU at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Born in 2017, doctors learned he had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which leaves most of the left side of the heart too small and underdeveloped with just one pumping chamber.

It was an emotional day for his biological parents and nurse Angela.

The transition from medical foster parents to permanent parents, makes nurse Angela and her husband CI Heroes.

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