Calvin McLeod: Age 6
Meet Calvin! He was born 17 weeks early and weighed 1 lb 4 oz. His twin brother was stillborn. Calvin was on a ventilator for 2 months, had stage 1 ROP for his eyes, a VSD (a small hole between the ventricles of the heart), as well as a small PDA. During his 130 day stay at St. John’s, Calvin had to have several blood transfusions. He also currently receives speech therapy. Now, at age 6 Calvin is enjoying his pre-kindergarten classes and spending time with his 3-year-old sister Charlee.