Mother pleads for holiday cheer for her ‘miracle angel’
When the woman’s daughter was born, she weighed less than 4 pounds. She spent the first 18 days of her life in the hospital. The child survived those perilous early days, only to be diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 17 months old. Faced with a mountain of bill, the mother realized a few months ago she would need help this year if her daughter was to know the excitement of Christmas morning. So she wrote to Globe Santa.