Brockton Boy Continues Fight To Walk After Falling Out Window

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – It happened in an instant, a fall out a window, and a little boy from Brockton is fighting to recover.

Three-year-old Avandro Goncalves has been hospitalized for three very long months, undergoing multiple surgeries and rehabilitation. Many of his injuries have healed now, but the challenge is whether he will be able to walk again.

Avandro calls Franciscan Hospital for Children home, right now. In March he was playing with his brother and fell 25 feet from the second floor of his Brockton home.

His mother, Eva, was in the kitchen when the terrifying accident happened.

“I remember that I was just going to him, and just praying,” she recalls.

Avandro was rushed to Children’s Hospital with blood in his lungs, broken ribs, shoulder and arm.  But most seriously, a spinal cord injury.

“He’s not walking yet, and that’s going to be a longer process,” says Stephanie…

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