Emmett was born with only half of his heart. A congenital heart defect known as Hypo-Plastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). Emmett was diagnosed while in utero, which was a big help in making sure that Emmett had a chance for survival. Emmett has had many surgeries throughout the first years of his hard life, including his first open heart surgery when he was only 3 days old. He keeps persevering through all of the struggles and has a smile on his face (most of the time). You can follow Emmett’s story by clicking here.