Heartbreak as Amber Thomas stood in front of her daughter Emily’s hospital bed, recording her last giggles before she undergoes a life-saving surgery that will rob her of her voice forever.
“Her laugh is the most beautiful sound,” said the mother in a Daily Mail report.
Emily’s tracheotomy would allow her to breathe but take away her voice for the rest of her life.
The beautiful brown-haired girl had suffered stroke when she was only ten days old due to MRSA staph infection. She was left with cerebral palsy, legally blind, and brain-damaged.
Emily’s mother, Amber, had to make the incredibly painful decision for her daughter to undergo the procedure because she had nearly suffocated to death from a common cold.
“I’m going to miss chatting with her,” Amber said. “We’ve been blessed that we got to hear her for three years.”
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— Lorraine Chow
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