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Faith, fortitude, love…and a medical miracle

Rebekah Hughes family

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Tirone David, a legend of cardiac surgery, and a multidisciplinary team tested their skills and gifts in the case of patient Rebekah Hughes

Medical miracles are becoming commonplace at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC), but the life of Rebekah Hughes will always be incredible.

Ms. Hughes lives with her husband, Jon, and their three children in Everett, Ont., near Alliston, where Mr. Hughes works at the Honda plant.

Perennials grow at the front porch, and there's a trampoline in the big fenced backyard.

A framed poster made by teenager Larissa Hughes hangs on a wall near the front door: "Every family has a story. Welcome to ours."

The story of Rebekah Hughes and her family is a remarkable story of faith, fortitude and love.

And the miracle?