State: Aurora, CO
Facility: The Children’s Hospital
Garrett has demonstrated heroic characteristics by overcoming great medical obstacles. He as admitted to the PICU last March for severe pneumonia and septic shock and was placed on ECMO. While on ECMO, the doctors realized he had Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a hereditary genetic condition. Not only has Garrett overcome ECMO, he has had a few surgeries to have his toes amputated. Throughout this experience, he has remained in positive spirits and has demonstrated great resiliency. Garrett is a great example of a Hero and deserves to be recognized.