Celebrating Hope

Eleanor Hope Anne Sansbury passed away peacefully in her loving parents’ arms on the morning of September 16, 2019. She bravely fought a life-long battle with Congenital Heart Disease and a subsequent Heart Transplant just three months after her birth on July 25, 2017. Treasured daughter of John and Tess Sansbury. Beloved granddaughter of Dr. […]

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Helping Hope Live On

First, John and I want to publicly thank and acknowledge all the individuals who so graciously and freely contributed their time, talent, energy, efforts, brainstorming, tears, clean up, transfer and sheer physical exhaustion into planning, helping and successfully pulling off Hope’s Celebration of Life and subsequent transfer of her beautiful belongings to her final viewing […]

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Heaven Did Send Hope

Hope’s story has always been full of twists and turns. She’s been a one-in-a-million, unique little lady-unicorn right from the start. I hope everyone reading this takes a deep breath with me now. Hope is not going to make it. She is in heart failure, and that has brought about multiple system organ failure complicated […]

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Still Seeking Answers

We came in To the ER on July 28th with what we thought was a fever and potential rejection. Since then, we’ve chased more questions and found each one met with more confusion. John and I know there are so many people who love our family and want an update, but this has been a […]

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This Week Was a Poop Sandwich

Let’s pick up where we left off in our last update: We were admitted for a fever and infection last week, putting the viability of her procedure in question.  We were able to come home late Friday and we spent the weekend resting and recovering from a lovely two-day stay at Hotel Children’s last week. […]

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Attack of the Virus Vol. 3

Hope has had a complicated few weeks. She has been fighting off infections and we received a new diagnosis because, hey, we don’t have enough to deal with already, right? Let’s start with the infections. Hope continues to struggle with a condition called neutropenia, (click link for more info – noo-troe-PEE-nee-uh – is an abnormally […]

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