Watching The Girl With Her Heart Outside Her Chest Laughing Is So Surreal

Seeing her, you’d never think anything was wrong. She’s such a beautiful and vibrant child. Her attitude and outlook are incredibly bright and she practically shimmers when she smiles! But behind the joyful face and cheerful disposition, Virsaviya Borun-Goncharova, also known as “Bathsheba,” is facing a daily challenge with a rare physical condition…

In Most Ways She’s Just Like Every Other Little Girl


She has something called Pentalogy of Cantrell, which means she was born with her heart on the outside of her chest. She has no abdominal muscles or diaphragm. Virsaviya and her mother, Dari Borun, are recent immigrants from Russia. They now reside in Miami where they’re able to obtain better healthcare and treatment than they were able to in their home country. However, as a single mom, Dari’s primary concern continues to be health expenses…

Her Mother Is Doing Everything She Can For Her


Prior to the national exposure Virsaviya received, the family had set up a YouCaring fundraiser page, hoping to raise $200,000 for medical care to begin the process of reversing her condition. It turns out, the process of making things right will be quite long and challenging though. She can have surgery, but only after a myriad of other conditions are rectified.

Virsaviya Borun-Goncharova Is A Warrior Of The First Degree


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