One-year-old Evelyn Marcum of Winchester, who has been battling a rare liver condition, is finally returning home after enduring numerous hospital stays. Evelyn, who underwent a liver transplant in September, spent nearly half of her life in hospitals and the Ronald McDonald House. Her mother, Nicole Marcum, expressed relief at being back together as a family and emphasized that home is wherever they are together. While Evelyn still has a long road ahead, doctors have confirmed that she is progressing well after additional surgeries to open an artery in her liver.
The Marcum family has faced significant financial strain due to the costs associated with the liver transplant. To alleviate this burden, they have joined forces with the Children’s Organ Transplant Association to raise funds. Those interested in supporting the cause can visit the organization’s website for more information on how to contribute. Despite the challenges they have faced, the Marcum family remains hopeful and appreciative of the support they have received throughout their journey.
Overall, Evelyn’s return home marks a significant milestone in her ongoing battle against her liver condition. With her family by her side, she can now focus on being a baby, growing, and experiencing a sense of normalcy. The Marcums’ inspiring story serves as a reminder of the resilience and strength within families facing difficult health challenges.