Rosie Bumpus, 25, has endured plenty of taxing hospital stays over the years – but this one was different.  During this stay, Bumpus began to sense that she might not ever go home.

The cystic fibrosis patient’s lung function plummeted, and she felt like she was suffocating.  Doctors struggled to help her breathe more easily, but nothing worked. The normally cheery Bumpus felt defeated. Right around then, she heard a quiet knock on her hospital door.

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