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IN People ON 14 Jan, 2016
The cute little baby was born with a tumor on her windpipe which eventually resulted in crushing of her windpipe. Due to this, Jenna Smith is not able to speak. Jenna is now 21 months old and has learned some of the signs. She recently told her father ‘I Love You’ which is the cutest thing you’ll see today. The little girl expressed her feelings to her daddy in the cutest way possible. Read on to get to know more about this kid.
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Jenna was born with a tumor which was slowly crushing her windpipe. The tumor was so serious that the doctors had to immediately perform a Tracheotomy before cutting the umbilical cord. Jenna had to undergo several months of chemotherapy before she got all well.
Lisa and Antony were given the worst news possible about their daughter. They overcame the difficult phase of their life and had accepted the problem with their daughter. They have been told that it could be years till their daughter recovers completely from being able to speak. They seem to have taken the news quite well.
When the parents were given the horrifying news, they were sad at first but they agreed upon whatever the doctors told them. They took the news very well and even made Jenna learn sign language so that she won't have to face any problems in expressing her feelings in the near future.
When Lisa was about to give birth to Jenna, the doctors had to pause the C-section in order to perform the Tracheotomy. Only then the umbilical cord was cut off.
Jenna could not have a normal childhood like the other kids. She has seen hospitals all her life. She has spent most of her nights in the hospital bed with drips all over her. She has spent most of her first year in the hospital waiting to recover.
As the parents are well aware that it could be months before Jenna could start talking, they have started teaching her sign language and have started learning it themselves. Jenna recently confessed her feelings for her dad in sign language. She told him that she loves him. This would have been so great for the proud dad to witness.