2-pound Michigan baby undergoes heart procedure

August 1, 2014 11:21 PM

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 2-pound Michigan newborn dubbed “Mighty Girl” by her parents is one of the smallest babies in the world to undergo a heart procedure to open up a blocked artery caused by a congenital defect.

A week later, Alexandra Mae Van Kirk is showing signs that her heart is working as it should, and she’s growing.

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