A nurse who cared for a infant 28 years ago was in for a surprise when she discovered that the same baby she cared for would not be one of her own colleagues.
Vilma Wong, a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif. got the surprise of a lifetime when she found that one of her coworkers is a man who she cared for in the very same hospital when he was a premature baby 28 years ago.
Brandon Seminatore is now a healthy adult working as a pediatric neurology resident, his successful current life giving little indication of the difficulty with which it began. Born 13 weeks early in April 1990, Seminatore only weighed two pounds, six ounces
"Meeting Vilma was a surreal experience ... I've come full circle and I'm taking care of babies with the nurse that took care of me."