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A special birthday: Columbia's miracle baby turns 10

Ruby is living proof that miracles do happen. My husband Jarrett and I give much thanks to God and all those who went above and beyond. - KATHRYN MILLER
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By Kathryn Miller mother of Ruby Anne Miller

On February 9, 2008, our daughter, Ruby Anne Miller was born premature, just 24 weeks - weighing 1 pound, 6 ounces and only 10 inches long.

Westlake Hospital wasn't equipped for a normal birth much less a premature one and I went into labor so fast that there was no way we could have made it to another facility.

However, the staff jumped into action and helped bring this miracle to life. The doctor, nurses, and EMT's/paramedics did an excellent job.

After she was born, Ruby spent three months at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville.

Today she is a healthy 10 year old girl who already stands at 5 feet tall.

Ruby is living proof that miracles do happen. My husband Jarrett and I give much thanks to God and all those who went above and beyond. Kathryn Miller

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Ruby Ann Miller - Happy 10th Birthday, 09 Feb 2018

2018-02-09 - Columbia, Adair County, KY - Photo by Kathryn Miller.
Ruby Ann Miller is 10 years old today and stands 5 feet tall. Her mother, Kathryn Miller, recalls the difficult first three months of life, when Ruby Ann was born prematurely at the old Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, which wasn't equipped for normal births, much less a premature one. Click Readmore for Kathryn Miller's inspiring story posted on Ruby Ann's 10th birthday, today, Friday, February 10, 2018.

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