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Classified Terminally Ill:

My Story of Beating the Odds


When he was six months old, Craig "C.V." Abbott was given a death sentence.


When his mother noticed that he wasn't developing like other infants and he didn't move much, she took him to see doctors, who ultimately told the family that he would probably not live to see his second birthday.  If, by some miracle he did, he would need to be on a ventilator to keep him alive.


This is a true story of family struggle and unyielding faith.  It is the story of a mother's neverending love and the relentless determination of a remarkable young man who only wanted to live a life just like everyone else.


It is a story of a boy who was told he would not reach the age of 2, yet continues to live as a man, now in his 20's.


This is an amazing true story that you won't want to miss!

What an emotional but wonderful journey/look into an extraordinary life. As a person extremely close to an SMA Type 1 child (10 years old and beating the odds!)I would like to thank the author for sharing his story. This promises to be a not just a must read for those in the SMA community but anyone who loves a great story.

Kate K.

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