Abia was calm and confident as she carried Rigan off the plane onto a continent she only knew as the last hope to save her son’s life. Rigan was born with a hole in his heart, and chances of survival past a few years of age were next to nothing. Through language barriers, doctor visits, needles and open heart surgery – Abia stayed peaceful. Rigan is a feisty, playful boy, who is given an open heart surgery, and a second chance at life. Here is a glimpse into the moments before surgery.
The full story will be released by Heart Gift in November.