It wasn’t cutting edge technology that let Nicholas Coke, a baby without a brain, celebrate his first birthday, but rather a miracle of unseen proportions. Usually, babies that are born with the rare genetic disease Anencephaly die within hours, due to only having a brain stem. Continue reading for the news report.

A year later, it’s a true Christmas miracle. He is at a party to celebrate his first birthday. Sheena says, “He’s a miracle. He’s changed so many lives.”

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