As another preemie mom wrote, this woman's research damn well likely saved Bobby and Maya, as well as countless other premature babies.
Dr. Mary Ellen Avery, a medical researcher who helped save hundreds of thousands of premature infants with a single, crucial discovery about their ability to breathe, died on Dec. 4 in West Orange, N.J. She was 84. Read more here
Thank you, Dr. Avery. Godspeed you to a graceful rest in the Land of Eternal Peace.