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Christmas in a children's hospital? No better gift, couple says

Sometimes the best gifts come as complete surprises - like a jar of Prego spaghetti sauce given last Christmas Eve as a clever way to announce to family Tara Jarvis' joyous pregnancy.

Prego. Get it?

But the greater gift, and the greater surprise for Jarvis, 29, and her pharmacist husband, Matt, 28, is that the baby, who doctors and the couple were all but certain would be too congenitally sick to survive more than a few days, is on this Christmas Eve not only alive but so much on the mend that she is expected to go home from Children's Mercy Hospital soon after the new year.

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Source: Kansas City Star