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Grantham baby given just months to live turns 102-years-old

A woman who was given just months to live as a baby celebrated her 102nd birthday this week.

When Irene Miller was born with a large tumour on the side of her face, her parents struggled to find a surgeon who would be willing to operate on their daughter. Without the operation, they were told their only child would not live beyond two years old.

But after a lot of searching, her devoted parents finally found a surgeon based in Harley Street, London, but were told that Irene’s chances of surviving the actual surgery were slim. At just 11 months old, Irene underwent the operation and beat the odds to survive.

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