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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Kidney transplant survivor from Atlanta sings national anthem beautifully


WSB TV ATLANTA | Kimberly Richardson

ATLANTA - On Wednesday night, one kidney transplant survivor from Atlanta gave the show of a lifetime as she sang the national anthem.

Angelica Hale says she was honored to represent Children's Miracle Network Hospitals at the 2017 Miss America Pageant by singing the national anthem.

"Thank you to the Miss America Organization, CMN and all the wonderful contestants at this year's pageant for making this all of this possible," Hale said.

Angelica is currently performing around the United States at local and national Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ fundraising events in support of the organization and the children in need that they help support.

In 2012, when Angelica was 4 years old, Angelica became very ill with double pneumonia due to an aggressive strep pneumococcal bacterial infection.

She desperately needed life-saving medical intervention and was put on ECMO life support at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Continue reading
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