And now, and update for you about a member of the WFFT family.
You might remember the story of Abigail Logsdon- Andrew's oldest daughter....
And how this brave little girl is potentially facing four surgeries in the next year.
She just had the first- a tendon transfer in her right hand, to give her thumb more mobility.
We followed her to that surgery, and to the follow up appointment.
Here's a look at little Abby's story.
"We'll need one here to harvest the tendon- and then another one here to get the tendon to where it connects."
Little Abigail Kimberly Logsdon just had her first of four surgeries- down in Indianapolis at the Riley Hospital for Children- just three weeks ago.
One of little Abby's conditions- she was born without the muscles below her thumbs on both hands.
So doctors performed a tendon transfer, where they took one of the tendons from the ring finger, and connected it to her right thumb.
"Bye bye, Abby!"
After that surgery, she wore a hard cast for several weeks to prevent any movement in the hand.
"How do you feel?" "Good."
Abby came back home to Fort Wayne a few days later, returning to school and some of her normal activities.
This past week, they moved her to a brace- allowing her the chance to strengthen the hand and new tendon.
"So here's what we did. Look, sweetie. We took the rope from here, swung it around, and look here honey, so you'll be able to do this."
You can see the stitches on her hand as they slowly heal and give her the hand strength- close to that of her peers.
After another follow up next month, doctors at riley will schedule the same surgery on the other hand- making her one step closer to overcoming her physical limitations.
We'll keep following Abby's progress as she goes through all these procedures.
The medical bills keep piling up for the Logsdon family- with every follow up, and the upcoming surgeries.
Abby is still looking at three more just in the next year.
But you can help.
You can follow Abby’s story here-
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