Kosovar Boy Thanks Doctors and Students Who Saved His Life

Kosovar Boy Thanks Doctors and Students Who Saved His Life

Erblin Sllamniku speaks no English, but it didn’t require an interpreter to read his smiles and hugs as doctors, students, and volunteers from Gift of Life brought him and his father to Long Island for a life saving surgery.

The kindergartener from Kosovo was born with a hole in his heart, which made it three times harder for him to simply breathe. Last week, doctors from St. Francis Hospital, the Heart Center and students from St. Anthony’s High School in Huntington helped  fix that.

Read the full article and watch the video on CBS New York.