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An unusual birth defect: an external heart

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About four months ago newborn Audrina Cardenas was born with her heart outside of her body. According to ABC News only eight of every million babies are born with this condition.
Her mother, Ashley Cardenas was informed of her condition during her second trimester according to Fox News. Cardenas was given the option to terminate the pregnancy but chose to carry on and hope for the best. Audrina survived open heart surgery when she was one day old and returned home Wednesday after four months of hospitalization.

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I have no idea where this is. Where was she born? This is an incomplete entry. Aim to be inclusive.

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