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Miracle Kid gives thanks to Life Flight at Geisinger during 40th anniversary

As we continue to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Life Flight at Geisinger, we offer stories of the impact they have made on pediatric patients in the region. Rylee Bond of Bloomsburg was a child whose life was saved by the quick action of the Life Flight team.
In the summer of 2016, Rylee of Bloomsburg complained of having a bad headache. The pain was so severe that she was taken to a local community hospital. Doctors found a large amount of bleeding in her head and immediately had her transported by Life Flight medical helicopter to Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.
The neurosurgery team worked quickly to save Rylee’s life, placing a hose in. her brain to drain dangerous levels of fluid and removing an abnormal tangle of blodd vessels that had ruptured in her brain. Following a lengthy, and still ongoing, recovery process, Rylee is now back to her normal activities.
Donations to Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger have provided specialized equipment for the Life Flight medical helicopters and for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit where Rylee was admitted.