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Hospital volunteer understands plight of newborns in critical care
Los Angeles Times

Tiny 10-day-old Hunter Carrillo lay sedated on an elevated bed at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, hooked to a massive machine taking the place of his heart, lungs and kidneys.

His parents, Tami and Joe, hovered nervously nearby. Every few minutes, Tami Carrillo carefully stepped around the tangle of cords and monitors to get a closer look at her newborn son and to briefly hold his fingers.

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