2013 November Hero of the Month

Brylee Gagnon, 3 months

of Caribou was born with Leukocyte adhesion deficiency a life threatening immune disorder which makes fighting infections extremely difficult.
Since her first week of life Brylee has been in the hospital. With a temp of 104 accompanied by severe dehydration Brylee was life- flighted to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor where she was diagnosed with bacteria in her blood. From there she was transported to Maine Medical in Portland where she received additional care and her official diagnosis.
Brylee will need to undergo a bone marrow transplant once she has gained more weight and a match can be found. Mom stated, “Brylee is the strongest little baby I’ve ever known. After all she’s been through she still has a smile on her face. She is a true fighter and a hero.”
Brylee was presented with $100 on behalf of The Cubby Fund