Early on Kristina and Russell Haynes dismissed the “professional opinions” and put all of their faith and trust in
God vowing to fight for their precious gift Sofie. Their youngest of five children Sofie, was born four years ago with Trisomy 13. She has three of the 13th chromosome and has already beaten the odds by surviving past her first birthday.
Blessed with a father, who has the ability to transform a problem into a solution, Sofie utilizes her father’s inventions to aid her development. The “stander” Russell created allows Sofie to be upright for physical therapy. Sofie is unable to stand on her own. Her father’s invention gives her free range of motion with the ability to properly position her in standing position. Russell also invented a suction device that helps prevent her from choking.