11 June 2008
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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