This is Maverick. In spite of being born with a hole in his heart, he is still alive at the age of eight.... But he also died a couple of times along the way.

The physical ailments and procedures, including 30 surgeries by the time he was six, have taken their toll on Maverick and his mom, Marti.

Imagine your child flirting with death most of their life and then, it happens. Your boy dies. It happened the most recent time, in 2013.

Then, according to Maverick, God played his hand. An amazing boy with an incredible story. Click on the video above.

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