By Mia De Graaf Health Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 17:54 BST, 15 April 2019 | Updated: 17:54 BST, 15 April 2019
A baby boy born last summer without an anus is finally heading home after doctors spent months trying to repair his birth defect.
Jackson Brian Kuhn has a twin brother Jamison, who was not born with any defects and was discharged days after they were born in Pennsylvania in July.
But Jackson, born with skin covering his anus, endured a tough start, undergoing seven surgeries, which dealt a tough blow to his fragile body, leaving him routinely sick.
Finally, after eight months, doctors decided Jackson can go home, although he still needs a colostomy bag and has to wait a few more months to be ready for full reconstruction surgery.
Struggling with the tumult of medical bills, his parents, Andrew Kuhn and Katie Faulkner, were urged by friends to set up a GoFundMe page.
Jackson Brian Kuhn has a twin brother Jamison, who was not born with any defects and was discharged days after they were born in Pennsylvania in July
Shortly after the boys were born, the doctors fell silent as they