Stories tagged with: Callista Lynch

July 14, 2014 - 4:11pm
6 weeks 2 days ago

The Lynch family of Duncan Falls is hosting their 3rd annual benefit to raise money for their daughter, Callista Lynch who suffers from Spina Bifida.

Spina Bifida is a condition that causes nerves to form outside of the back. This leads to nerve damage. The money will go toward making their home handicap accessible. Callista's mother Kim says she will use a power wheelchair to get around on her own. This requires a major renovation of the Lynch's home that is estimated at approximately...

July 28, 2013 - 8:06pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The second annual benefit for a small girl with large medical expenses was held Sunday.

18 month old, Callista Lynch was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect where the spinal column does not close all of the way, affecting how she moves, grows and develops. She constantly has had to undergo surgery to improve her condition.

"We went under fetal surgery when she was 22 weeks along and I was on bed rest quite awhile. She was born six weeks early and so far we are on our 8th...

July 16, 2013 - 4:11pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

18-month-old Callista Lynch was born with spina bifida, a common birth defect that affects the spine and eventually causes other complications. The Lynch family will travel to Columbus early Wednesday morning for Callista's eighth surgery.

"No one here will treat her because they don't have the skills, the equipment," said Kim Lynch, Callista's mother. "So everytime she needs something, we're driving to Columbus. And if they don't have it in Columbus, then we'll drive to...

February 25, 2012 - 6:41pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

A little girl is receiving an outpouring of love and support.

Callista Lynch was born four weeks ago with Spina Bifida and fluid on the brain. Her mother Kim said she was terrified when she learned of Callista's diagnosis, but now, she's just happy to have her baby girl.

"Now that she's here, we know that we have a whole lot of physical therapy ahead of us, we have a whole lot doctor's appointments, but she's, I mean, she's a great baby. She's very calm, she's just like...

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