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Football Scoop: The Eargles' fight of a lifetime comes with an irrepressible smile

Jun 21, 2021

Kristen Eargle wasn't thinking about her family's struggles.

About the 73 days her daughter, Landrey, spent in a Dallas-area hospital after birth.

Of Landrey's open-heart surgery in her first days, the nearly 20 hospitalizations and Landrey's diagnosis at Monroe Carell Jr. Vanderbilt Children's Hospital of a rare gene mutation – CSNK2B – that at the time was the first of its kind in North America and just the fourth globally confirmed disorder for the gene.


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