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‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: GH Honors Maurice Benard’s “Sister” in Special Birth Scene

General Hospital spoilers welcome baby Donna Corinthos (Ella and Emma Hulen) to the GH canvas. After months of anticipation and anxiety Carly Corinthos (Laura Wright) gave birth to a baby girl, with Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) by her side.

However, many GH fans wonder just who “Donna from the neighborhood” is. Additionally, they want to know why the baby was named after her. So, here’s the scoop. It was a touching tribute to a beloved crew member. The baby was named for General Hospital makeup artist Donna Messina who passed away last year. Many in the cast, especially Maurice Benard, were close to Donna Messina. So, this is the ultimate tribute to a woman who was like a sister to them all.

General Hospital Spoilers: After Months Of Worry CarSon Gets Good News.

GH spoilers remind that during Carly’s pregnancy tests showed the baby had spina bifida. It is a birth defect where the baby’s spine doesn’t develop properly. There was no telling the severity of the baby’s condition until after she was born. Sonny and Carly were terrified but knew the baby would be loved no matter what. The new parents were relieved to learn the baby’s spine looked healthy. The doctor also stated there would be “little to no lasting damage” after the newborn’s surgery.

Donna’s older siblings Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell), Kristina Corinthos-Davis (Lexie Ainsworth) and Josslyn Jacks (Eden McCoy) learned they no have a new sister and her diagnosis. They gathered together to support their parents and learned the story of her namesake.

General Hospital Beloved Crew Member Honored

General Hospital l fans were touched by Sonny’s description of “Donna from the neighborhood “. He stated she was a great lady who was kind, loyal, fearless and generous. You could tell her anything and she wouldn’t judge. She could also keep a secret. Sonny’s words rang true and Benard was clearly emotional.

When his dear friend passed away, Benard immediately took to  Instagram. He stated he was heartbroken over the loss of his “best friend”, a woman who was his “sister”. Sonny’s words described the actor’s friend. The cast members in the scene were touched by his words. They shared a group hug. Benard stated “beautiful words to say beautiful sister to talk about” in response to fans’ praise of the on-air tribute. What a lovely way for GH to honor Donna Messina!

General Hospital: Baby Donna Brings Joy To The Corinthos Family.

General Hospital spoilers remind Carly stated that their Donna would be just like namesake from Bensonhurst. Her parents and siblings already love her. Since Sonny and Carly share so much angst in their lives it’s nice to see them share some joy. It will be a treat to see how baby Donna fits into the busy Corinthos household.

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