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Meet Miracle Kid Claire Socha


Claire Socha is 3 years old. Seizure activity at birth spurred her pediatrician to run tests at 2 days old. They revealed her blood sugar was extremely low and she also had signs of pockets of blood on her brain. She was flown to Cook Children’s hospital shortly after where she was diagnosed with Hyperinsulinism, a condition in which the body produces excess insulin causing low blood sugars. At 5 months old, after delayed development, tests revealed Claire has 2 rare chromosome disorders, Trisomy 10p and Monosomy 9p or 9p24 deletion. In the summer of 2016, she was also diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Claire sees a speech, occupational and physical therapist 2-3 times a week and is learning sign language. She likes music, blueberries, and playing dolls with her sister.