“It is close to a miracle as you can possibly imagine that she would meet Sam, that the mothers would then share information, that this support group kind of came around to helping them both,” said Dr. Garcia. “ I think it's not just simply coincidence. I think there was a force that brought them together.”
Dr. Garcia performed a minimally invasive surgery which placed two stabilizing bars first in Sam's chest and later in Sara's.
Both Sara and Sam are recovering from major surgery. They do have to wear medial identification every day as notification to the public if they need help in the case of an emergency.
The band will perform throughout the summer at local events, but their families will be linked for a lifetime.