Limb Lengthening, Norton Childrens Hospital, Orthopedics, Patient Stories

After 36 surgeries, 20-year-old reaches medical milestone

Jerren Harrison is always smiling. But that grin is a little bigger now. The 20-year-old, who has undergone three dozen surgeries to help him grow properly, has completed his final leg-lengthening surgery. “It’s a great feeling because I know this is the end,” Jerren said. “I’ve been doing this since I was 2 years old.”…

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Limb Lengthening, Orthopedics, Patient Stories

Graduating from 12 years of surgeries

Shearice Harrison cheered just like any other mom as her son, Jerren, walked across the New Albany High School stage to get his diploma. But she wasn’t just celebrating his academic achievements; she reveled in the fact that her son was alive to see this day. “I held my baby, who was just a few…

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