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Read about a 13-hour, complex spine surgery that helped one Illinois woman stand up straight after 20 years, as seen in The Times online.

Mar 07, 2011

For the first time in 20 years, Jennifer Molina can look her husband straight in the eye. The 39-year-old Marseilles resident regained three inches of height after two decades of standing with a hunch. Dr. Purnendu Gupta of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss performed the 13-hour operation that corrected her bent spine and put her face level with her husband for the first time since they were teenagers.

Download "Marseilles woman stands tall after surgical procedure," as seen in The Times online for the complete story.