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After surviving a rare birth defect, baby has sweetest reaction to seeing first snow


A baby girl’s reaction to seeing her first snowfall has gone viral.

Clara Ray was born with numerous physical problems, including two holes in her heart. When she was just 6 days old, doctors performed open-heart surgery on the newborn.

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Despite the setbacks, Clara survived and is now 5 months old. Her mother, Johanna Morton, posted photos to Facebook showing Clara’s reaction to seeing her first snow while celebrating Thanksgiving in Cornwallville, New York.

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“She was, like, mesmerized,” Morton told Inside Edition. “She just kept smiling.”

Doctors aren’t sure how long Clara has to live. They told her family to enjoy every day they have with her.

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