Only hours after an estimated 125 supporters gathered around her house in Troy to pray for her recovery, Tracee Peterson surprised doctors Saturday morning when she began responding to verbal commands. She raised her arms. She opened and closed her eyes. She squeezed a finger. She wiggled her toes. And in the process she warmed her family’s hearts.
“After a week of the status quo, this was fantastic news,” Ed Hanson, Peterson’s father, said.