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Emily Arnold (left), Kierstyn Arnold (middle) and care coordinator Marian Walles pose at University of Illinois Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children’s Mokena office. DSCC helps families connect with resources to ensure a child’s or young adult’s total wellness is provided for. T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media
T.J. Kremer III, Editor
9:00 am CDT March 28, 2018
Mokena resident Kierstyn Arnold was born nine weeks premature. She weighed just 3 pounds and 1 ounce. She was born with a bilateral cleft palate, and even before all that, had developed amniotic band syndrome in the womb, which caused banding and webbing on both her hands.