Editor's note: This is the sixth in an ongoing series of individual stories devoted to 'Our Miracle Kids,' children in the TIMES NEWS coverage area who, for one reason or another, are faced with unusual obstacles to their health, well-being, and, at times, their very survival. We invite you to look into the lives of these special youngsters and the remarkable setbacks faced by them and their families as together they assemble building blocks of happiness despite unique obstacles that challenge the imagination.