'Miraculous Turnaround' for Santorum Child

GOP candidate comments on medical state of daughter Bella, 3.
1:41 | 01/30/12

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Transcript for 'Miraculous Turnaround' for Santorum Child
Rick Santorum returns to the race today -- Missouri and Minnesota after taking a weekend break because of a famine crisis ABC's David -- is joining us this morning with more on this story. Hi good morning Robin Paula Rick Santorum came off the campaign trail over the weekend. He had to admit his three year old daughter into the hospital bella has already defied the odds. Surviving a genetic disorder that kills most children before their first birthday but she is suffering from pneumonia in both of her lungs. I am miraculous -- she is that she is sister great. She is. Alert. -- -- -- beautiful happy little girl I'm we've still got a long way to go here -- Without a doubt turn the quarter. With her father in Philadelphia santorum's older daughter Elisabeth filled in form in Florida -- -- and skirts any data entry. The Santorum campaign produced a video in the former senator has talked openly and emotionally about his seventh child his youngest they. Told us that. She had a fatal condition. It's going to die. Doctors say for a child in her condition pneumonia is serious but an infection particularly pickets that -- can sometimes move faster than when someone. She's still on up to talk to doctors she -- -- on the -- and hopefully out here enter treatment is most or days and six Dakota that they preparation -- -- we're gonna get back on the campaign trail. When -- Santorum return to the campaign trail his daughter said as soon as he can Santorum trails a distant third in the latest polls in Florida. David -- ABC news Washington.

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