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Sarah's Mom Says 10-Year-Old Making Slow But Steady Progress

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Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan is making slow but steady progress in her recovery.

On Thursday, Sarah will undergo a small procedure that will allow a tube to send food directly to her stomach.

Her mom says she's been having a hard time digesting, but the tube is only temporary.

The Delaware County girl, who has cystic fibrosis, made national news after a judge issued a ruling allowing her to be placed on the adult transplant list. She then had two lung transplants.

Sarah's mom posted an update on Facebook, saying in part, "We will try switching vent types, ever since the pneumonia she has needed a different type of vent, this will be a huge win if successful."

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