Zoey's Voice: An update following a life-changing surgery

February 11, 2019 05:52 AM

A parent's wish comes true.

A life-changing surgery has given a 3-year-old girl her voice.

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5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Reporter Ellen Galles first introduced you to Zoey Ellis from Coon Rapids in September.

RELATED: Surgery may finally give voice to Coon Rapids girl born with damaged vocal cords

Zoey was born with a rare condition called CHAOS, or Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome. It meant her voicebox was fused shut her entire life, preventing her from laughing, crying and even breathing on her own.

Until now.

Monday at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, Galles shares updates on Zoey's progress following a life-changing surgery.

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