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Catching up with a dragon-slayer

Last summer we introduced you to William St. George Hunter, aka George, a little boy from South Carolina born with a congenital heart defect. Named for the mythical slayer of dragons, George was one of the earliest children to have a Melody valve—a replacement heart valve that can be expanded as a child grows—implanted into his heart to replace his mitral valve (which helps manage the flow of blood out of the heart to the rest of the body). 

We checked in with his mother Elisabeth to see how George, now almost three years old, is doing. Here’s what she told us. Read more.
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