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Miracle Monday…Meet Elijah!

Elijah was born with sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic disorder where red blood cells are misshapen, causing abnormal blood flow, pain and tissue damage. In addition to SCD, Elijah had avascular necrosis, the death of bone tissue due to lack of blood supply, in his hips, which necessitated a full hip replacement in 2016. Looking at him today, you’d never know that he has been through more at 17 years old than most people go through in a lifetime. Elijah loves football and is an excellent basketball player!