Bentley’s Second Chance | Boston Children’s Hospital


They said that there was no chance he was going to live. It was a tough pill to swallow. But, I just had it set in my head that he wasn’t going to turn out the way they thought he was. When we met with the neurosurgeon in Columbus, he had made it sound like it was just going to be a simple procedure. He was like, “What we’re going to end up doing is just cutting that off, it’s just damaged tissue. There’s no way it could be functioning.” But, from the beginning, we didn’t understand how he wasn’t using the brain. We always felt that maybe he was using what was left up in there. We decided to get a second opinion. We were already looking at where kids that have this go to, and we found Boston.

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