18 years after NICU stay, son gets ready for college

2014-02-12 07:59:59 by Sherry Bernhart - Patient Family, as posted on the inside.akronchildrens.org blog.

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My son, Rhett Parkhill, was at Akron Children's Hospital as a newborn with a cleft palate. He was 7 lb., 2 oz. and 20 in. long.

He stayed a week in the NICU. He had wonderful care from the doctors and nurses. He is now 18 years old and a senior in high school. He's getting ready for college.

Thank you to Akron Children's Hospital for all that you do. I also was there 43 years ago with a cleft palate. God bless you all.

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