Edmonton Sun | Allison Salz
You wouldn't know by looking at four-year-old Cheyanne Mattern that she had life-saving surgery just two months ago.
On Oct. 24, the little girl became the youngest in Alberta to undergo a heart-lung transplant after a whirlwind set of treatments and appointments.
Back in July, Cheyanne was out for a shopping trip with her mom, Amanda Mattern, but asked to be carried because she was tired.
As they left the mall, her condition deteriorated quickly. Amanda said her daughter began to experience shortness of breath.
"I was putting a few things in the trunk, and she was having a hard time breathing," said Amanda. "I told her to sit down, but she turned blue, and then she fainted."
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