Elexa White, left, a sixth-grader at Evans City Middle School, is the Open Your Heart spokesman for the Beaver Butler Counties Heart Ball. At center is her mother, Kirstin, with Elexa’s brother, Braden, at right. Elexa was born with a heart defect.
DAVE PRELOSKY/CRANBERRY EAGLE
CRANBERRY TWP — Elexa White of Cranberry Township is one of 36,000 children born each year in the United States with a heart defect.