“Most 4-year-olds likely have no idea who Willie Nelson is, but Ava is a bit different from most her age. She was born premature at 27 weeks and had 12 surgeries in her first 15 months of being alive. Ava not only takes a backpack with a feeding tube everywhere with her…but also her Willie Nelson doll.
‘You have no clue how many times you’ve actually saved our daughter’s life,’ says Brittany, Ava’s mother. ‘There were times where her heart rate was incredibly low. She was not doing well. She spent so long in there and it was such a long road, but actually just playing that music for her really, really did change and save her life.'” Read more at newschannel10.com.