Tuesday, April 23, 2013

MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS - Molly Echelbarger

Molly EchelbargerMolly Echelbarger

Molly is the mom of Joshua Angel (3/30/10 - 3/31/10).  Joshua was born with left-sided CDH. He was diagnosed at 20 weeks gestation. His stomach, intestines, and liver were in his chest. His intestines pushed his heart to the right side. He had heart problems, hydrop fetalis/polyhydromnious (fluid retention in the abdomen) as a result of heart failure, and was born premature.  At birth, he had two cardiac arrests and developed a collapsed lung, or pneumothorax.  Joshua lived for 12 hours.

Molly is the California State Representative. She has been married for 9 years. She has two children; Gabriel 7 years old, and Bethany 3 years old.  She studied Social Services and Sociology.  She is currently a stay-at- home mom, and plans to go back to school. She enjoys helping those in need, singing, photography, and doing volunteer work in her community.

Molly is a navy wife and stay-at-home mom.

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