Zoe Koz, who was nation’s third smallest baby, now a senior in high school
CHICAGO - The nation's third smallest baby ever to survive is now a senior at Plainfield Central High School.
Zoe was born three months early on Jan. 6, 2004 through a Caesarean section after the pregnancy was deemed high risk.
Her mom, Tammy Koz, told the Daily Herald she was the size of her hand, weighing just 10.8 ounces.
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Zoe spent more than 150 days in the neonatal intensive care unit at Edward Hospital in Naperville.
Now, she's 17-years-old and is working toward a vet technician certification.
She says looking back, she realizes how much of a miracle she really is.