ONALASKA, WISCONSIN (WXOW)-- One of the youngest Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Heroes hosted a carnival Saturday.
Four-year-old Emma Groll of Bangor was born with rare defect, leaving her with just half a working heart.
After three surgeries, Emma is now an active toddler, and took part in Saturday's carnival games, magic tricks and face painting.
Money raised by Emma and her team will now help other Children's Miracle Network Hospitals families.
Emma's parents say they enjoy speaking with other parents about how to cope with a child's illness.
"I just say keep your faith high, trust in God that your family is going to do wonderful," said Elizabeth Groll. "And, through CMN, they bless you with not having to worry about those little things. Like you're sitting up in the hospital and you're worried about ok, I don't have lunch today, CMN gives you that."
Emma's parents say they are enjoying their daughter's good health right now, but say in the future she will need a heart transplant.
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