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No matter what anyone says about our medical system needing an overhaul, do not believe it. We have one of the best health care systems in the world. Our professionals are unsurpassed when it comes to their ongoing contributions in the field of medicine.

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You need look no further than this story of an amazing miracle to understand the greatness our nation’s doctors, nurses, researches, and all the other personnel who care for our medical needs every day.

Little Zion Harvey, lost his hands and feet to an unspecified infection at some point in his early life. At the age of 8 years, Zion has become the youngest patient to have undergone what appears to be the first ever double-hand transplant.

double_hand-childrens_hospital_of_philadelphiaHe spent a week in pediatric intensive care, following the procedure, and has sense worked his way up the chart of improved medical health and is now undergoing rehabilitation.

The photos are amazing. He is such a happy little guy, prior to and after the surgery.

Way to go Zion! Your story is so inspiring. Thank you doctors, nurses, and staff for giving little Zion an amazing gift.

 

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