11 June 2008
BY CHASE PURDY
The Post and Courier
The pumping station of R.J. Stokes' heart began to fail during his first breath.

After 44 days of life he was resting in a Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital recovery room, eyes wide, taking in what has become his home. His survival with hypoplastic ventricles is a testament to the hospital's success, illustrated in a recently published story in U.S. News and World Report.

For years nationwide hospital rankings relied only on reputation, but the more in-depth study rated MUSC Children's Hospital's pediatric heart and heart surgery program as 19th best in the nation.
Read the story here at The Post and Courier

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