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Now I can ... feast on my favorites

Happiness is a hefty stack of sprinkle-laden donuts.

Take it from Taylor Brown, who has known the sorrow of a severely limited diet since she was a baby.

After an infection damaged the bones and joints in her jaw, Taylor got meals through a feeding tube and learned to talk through clenched teeth.

A series of surgeries at the University of Mississippi Medical Center put her mouth back in motion at age 6. And with the help of specialized therapies at Methodist Outpatient Rehabilitation in Flowood, Taylor is now savoring all her favorite foods—from Krystals to Krispy Kremes.

“It was a blessing,” said her mother, Tamika Winters, of the treatment at Methodist. “Without it, I don’t think she would have gotten so far.”

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