Children’s Mercy ‘family’ cheers teen who gets to leave after 457 days

Zei Uwadia, who had unexplained lung failure and walked while on life support, leaves Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City to go home to Wichita.
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Zei Uwadia, who had unexplained lung failure and walked while on life support, leaves Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City to go home to Wichita.

Kansas City Star health reporter Andy Marso was part of a Pulitzer Prize-finalist team at The Star and previously won state and regional awards at the Topeka Capital-Journal and Kansas Health Institute News Service. He has written two books, including one about his near-fatal bout with meningitis.

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