Mom Kerry Askin was devastated when she learned from doctors that her precious 3-year-old Dylan was nearing death.
Soon after the tiny toddler was diagnosed with a rare lung cancer, he had to be placed on life support. And not only were his lungs extremely infected, his oxygen levels were dangerously low.
"On Good Friday, we were told he wasn't going to survive and we had him baptized and all said goodbye," Askin said.
But when his parents said what they thought was their final goodbyes, something crazy happened when the doctors began to shut off the life support. His condition began to get better.
"We started the process by switching off the muscle relaxant and discovered he needed more sedation. Upon doing this, he improved slightly, just enough to make us question everything," she said. "And then, his blood results showed astonishingly that his organs weren't shutting down, despite the very low levels of oxygen, so we stopped the process and waited leaving Dylan's fate in his own hands."
And with help from antibiotics and other medications, he improved within the week. Not only did he survive the ordeal, he was able to be released from the hospital in just over a month's time!
Doctors can't explain what happened.
"It really is a miracle," Askin said.