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LAUREN SHMALO BERG…”strong at the broken places”

Lauren Shmalo Berg, an active, vibrant mother of 2, suffered a severe C3 spinal cord injury October 2020 that left her paralyzed from the neck down. After CPR, weeks in the ICU, multiple surgeries and 3 1/2 months at the Shepherd Institute in Atlanta, Lauren is finally returning home to her husband, Justin, her 6 month old son, Isaac, and her 2 1/2 year old daughter, Lia, and her family and friends. Since, Oct. 4th, due to the Covid pandemic, Lauren has only been able to be with her husband, Justin.

Updates (10)

April 21, 2021
April 4, 2021

Here is Lauren at the 6-month mark

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April 21, 2021

Beautiful, beautiful update on this snowy April day! Sending love,

Jen Smilg

April 13, 2021

Stay strong, Lauren! You can do this.

Nona Waldeck

April 13, 2021

Sending love and prayers for a full recovery for dear Lauren. Love, Cousin Joan

Joan Rosenberg

April 10, 2021

Lauren, Justin and fam, You all continue to be in our prayers. Lauren, you are incredible!! We are proud to know you. We are rooting for you as you continue to recover! As you once said, “Climb Every Mountain!” Love, Natalie and Matt Cohen

Natalie & Matt Cohen

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