MOTHER GIVES SECOND GIFT OF LIFE TO MEDICALLY TROUBLED DAUGHTER

WCBI | Scott Martin

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus family is calling it a Mother’s Day Miracle. At 13 months old, Adeline Rollins had a live liver transplant.

The live donor was her mother.

The live-saving surgery and a community full of love makes this Mother’s Day a celebration.

You can’t tell it by the smile on her face now, but soon after baby Adeline was born in December of 2016, her mom, Margaret, knew something was wrong.

“It all started on News Years Eve. That was our first ER visit. We took her to the ER in Jackson and the next week we started having specialist appointments, and since there’s been something every week,” said Adeline’s mother, Margaret Rollins.

Adeline’s angel, Nurse Practitioner Amy Robertson, made the startling discovery. Adeline was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia, a rare liver disease.

“We can’t put it off so I actually went to her in laws house that night and told them,” said Amy Robertson.

The Rollins family, devastated. Continue reading

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