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Toddler With Rare Heart Defect Undergoing Complex Surgery Gets Wave Of Sussex County Support

Clara (GoFundMe)
Clara (GoFundMe) Photo Credit: GoFundMe Screengrab

A toddler undergoing complicated heart surgery after being diagnosed with several medical conditions has prompted a wave of support from the Sussex County community.

Clara, two, was born with a cleft palate and was diagnosed with a rare condition known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), according to a GoFundMe launched by her parent's employer based out of Sparta for her medical expenses.

She also suffers from several other medical conditions and as a result, must undergo complex surgery, the campaign says.

While a $5,000 expense was estimated, “the true cost of all the operations she needs in addition to medicines and doctor’s visits is unknown,” reads the fundraiser.

More than $3,700 had been raised as of Friday.

Click here to view/donate to ‘Heart Surgery For Clara’ on GoFundMe.

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