Meeting the public
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Small miracle

Meeting the public
Yovani Guido, 24, left, his fiancee Haydee Ibarra, 22, and their daughter Melinda Star Guido attend a news conference as Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center as Melinda is discharged from the hospital. She was born on Aug. 30, 2011, and weighed 9.5 ounces. (Christina House/For The Times)
Going home
Haydee Ibarra, 22, covers her daughter Melinda Star Guido with her blanket as they leave Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Melinda now weighs 4 pounds, 17 ounces. (Christina House/For The Times)
Mother and daughter
Haydee Ibarra, 22, holds her daughter Melinda Star Guido before she is released from Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. (Christina House/For The Times)
Eyes on the world
Melinda Star Guido is discharged from Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. (Christina House/For The Times)
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