By writer to www.waaytv.com
An 11-year-old in Athens is lastly house after receiving a coronary heart transplant in April. Members of the neighborhood shocked Bella Winters for a drive-by homecoming Saturday afternoon.
WAAY 31 had the one reporter on the homecoming. We realized how the household feels about bringing their daughter house once more.
After eight lengthy weeks of being out and in of Vanderbilt Hospital, Bella is lastly house in Athens.
Now, she’s again and higher than ever.
“We’re bringing house a a lot more healthy baby this time than we ever have, and he or she’s so significantly better. It’s wonderful,” stated Corey Winters, Bella’s mother.
Bella was born with 9 coronary heart defects.
“The surgeon advised us, ‘It was a fairly dangerous coronary heart. It’s wonderful it was nonetheless going,'” stated Corey.
However now her mother says Bella has a contented and wholesome coronary heart.
“She is doing so effectively and each time we go, we get good reviews.”
Bella and her dad and mom had been escorted house by cops. They had been then greeted by household, associates, and the East Limestone Marching Band.
To some, it could possibly be overwhelming having all these individuals cheering for you.
How did Bella really feel?
“Excited,” Bella stated.
She’s additionally excited to begin up horseback driving and dancing once more. In addition to being an everyday child.
“We haven’t actually had regular in 11 years, so perhaps that is our likelihood to attending to regular,” stated David Winters, Bella’s dad.
“She is a lot more healthy now and her, you understand, prospects of an extended future are significantly better than they’ve ever been,” stated Corey.
Bella continues to be on the highway to restoration, however the Winters household is lastly all again collectively in Athens once more.
“I simply really feel like we are able to breathe like a weight’s been lifted,” stated Corey.
From all of WAAY 31, welcome house Bella!
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