(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL
Brie Fish, left, and her parents Chris and Sheila, have been named the
2013 Morristown Ambassador Family for March of Dimes. Holding Brie
is her sister Kassie.
|Published: 9:11 AM, 02/26/2013
||Last updated: 11:02 AM, 02/27/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
MORRISTOWN-At her birth on August 24, 2010, Brie Fish barely tipped the
At a 1.28 pounds, doctors termed her a "micro-preemie," a
category for any baby weighing under two pounds at birth. Doctors also told her parents, Chris and
Sheila, that the infant only had a 40 percent chance of survival.
Now nearing her third birthday, Brie continues to defy the odds. She has
perfect vision, zips around the room at high speed, and knows how to use her beautiful blue eyes to
On Monday evening, Chris, Sheila, and Brie took center
stage at the 2013 Morristown March for Babies Kick-off dinner, an event leading to the annual
March of Dimes walk to raise awareness of the need for continued efforts to eradicate birth
In East Tennessee, more than 1,000 people are expected to
walk in three locations: Tri-Cities, Greeneville, and Morristown.
"We're honored to be selected," said Sheila Fish, as she and Chris prepared to
share their story.
For more details, please
see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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