Amanda Osborne Photography
Pictured is baby Violet Ehringer. She was diagnosed with Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR), which is a very rare congenital heart defect that impacts one in 15,000 children. There is no known cause.
Violet the strong

By Jesse Osbourne
St. Catharine College Director of Communications
Editor’s note: Violet Monica Ehringer is the great-granddaughter of Mary H. Osborne of Lebanon and the daughter of Erica Osborne and AJ Ehringer.

It’s 1:30 a.m. and Violet’s parents hear a whimper coming from the bassinet beside their bed, like a kitten faintly asking for breakfast.