After more than 3 years in Ohio hospital, South Jordan girl has her first birthday party at home

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SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A South Jordan girl born three months early in 2015 wasn’t expected to survive.

Zariah Donovan spent three and a half years in the intensive care unit.

“At some points, we didn’t think she would make it through the night,” said Shawn Donovan, Zariah’s father.

Friday marked a milestone worthy of costumes and yellow brick road.

“It’s her very first birthday. She’s four, and it’s her very first birthday home,” said V. Donovan, Zariah’s mother. Read more