Local News

Actions

Las Vegas girl with rare genetic disorder returns from Utah

Posted: 1:46 PM, Jul 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-07 00:57:53Z

Audie Stanbery received a send-off at McCarran International Airport on July 30 as she was flown to Salt Lake City via Miracle Flights.

13 Action News spoke with Audie's mother Jennifer Stanbery before they boarded their flight. She was overwhelmed by the response to Audie's story. 

"I am overwhelmed with gratefulness I think," Stanbery said. "It’s just been so amazing this whole week has been a whirlwind of one blessing after another."

Audie returned to Las Vegas on Monday.

PHOTOS: Support for Audie Stanbery in Las Vegas

Vanessa Moreno, senior executive assistant for Miracle Flights -- which helped pay for and arrange Audie's trip -- said they were glad to help the family.

"They are the kind of family that we help," said Moreno. "Their child has a rare disease. And there’s maybe only one or two specialists in the country that can help them.

ORIGINAL STORY: Girl suffering from rare genetic disorder named after World War II hero 

Moreno said the organization is always looking for families to assist. For more information about Miracle Flights, click here