Elated mom shares how her ‘brain-damaged’ daughter has started to read

Elated mom shares how her ‘brain-damaged’ daughter has started to read

- @First_Lorato is a mom to an 8-year-old girl

- Her daughter was born prematurely and went into a coma at 3 months, prompting doctors to say she may be brain-damaged

- However, @First_Lorato is elated that her daughter can now read

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A South African mom is elated that her eight-year-old daughter can now read despite doctors believing she could have been brain-damaged.

@First_Lorato took to Twitter to share her inspiring story, Briefly.co.za gathered. She wrote:

My 8-year-old daughter started reading. She is the same daughter who was born at 27 weeks of my pregnancy. The same one who went into a coma 3 months after birth. The same little girl. Doctors said she may be brain-damaged and they don’t know the extent of it. She can read!

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@First_Lorato was responding to a tweet by @Ntshalie which asked Twitter users to share positive developments in their lives this year.

Her heartwarming tweet has gone viral, scooping up a staggering 24,000 likes and 6,700 retweets so far.

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Twitter users said the story inspired them. They also sent their best wishes to @First_Lorato and her daughter.

Some tweeps shared their own miracle stories similar to @First_Lorato's.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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