10-year-old leaves hospital after 579 days
INDIANAPOLIS (CNN) – A 10-year-old girl from Indianapolis is finally back home after spending 579 days in a hospital.
Ava Graham was born with a rare congenital birth defect that affects normal blood flow through the heart, and she needed a heart transplant.
After undergoing a successful operation and spending nearly 20 months in a hospital, Ava left the hospital Monday.
Nurses, doctors and team members lined the hallways to wish Ava well.
The 10-year-old is excited to get home and be in her bedroom again.
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