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'Miracle' baby saved Statesboro mom's life
Gun raffle benefits local woman, family
Purvises and baby
Jenny Purvis poses with her baby, Mae, and husband, Erin Purvis, a few weeks after "Miracle Mae" returned home from the NICU. A gun raffle will benefit Purvis, who faces considerable medical costs after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer while she was pregnant earlier this year. - photo by Special
When Jenny Purvis went to her doctor for a routine prenatal visit at 27 weeks pregnant, she had no idea of the journey that would soon follow. A C-section delivery of a 2½-pound baby girl, the removal of two large tumors, an ovarian cancer diagnosis, six rounds of chemotherapy and an impending hysterectomy weren't on the Purvises' radar at all. The outpouring of love and support by family and friends of the Purvises continues to amaze them, especially with an upcoming fundraiser to help defray some of the astronomical costs the family has accrued.
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