President Donald Trump Asks Nation to Pray for Texas Girl Undergoing Brain Surgery

The president is asking the country to pray for a 9-year-old Texas girl due to undergo brain surgery because of a rare disease that causes her to have constant strokes.At a briefing Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders brought up the story of Sophia Campa-Peters of Brownfield, about 40 miles southwest of Lubbock.Sophia suffered four massive strokes in 2015, leaving her partially paralyzed. But she proved wrong the doctors who told her she wouldn't walk again, Sanders said."During the holidays in 2016, Sophia had several more minor strokes, but she kept fighting," Sanders said. "One of the neurosurgeons told her mom, 'This little girl has God on her side.'"Ahead of her surgery, scheduled for Friday at Boston Children's Hospital, Sophia asked "all 10,000 people in the world" to pray for her as she undergoes the procedure, according to her family's website.  Continue reading...

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