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Highland Park resident Priscilla Lang holds her daughter, Opal, who returned home on June 7 for the first time in six months after receiving a heart transplant at Lurie Children’s Hospital. (Photo submitted by Karen Abrams)
Eli Fraerman, Editorial Intern
2:57 am CDT June 19, 2019

Highland Park residents Priscilla, Tyler and Opal Lang had called the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago home since December of 2018. 

On Friday, June 7, they came home.

On December 11, 2018, Opal Lang, 2, went into cardiac arrest in her home, was transported to a nearby hospital and eventually airlifted to Lurie’s Children’s Hospital in Chicago.