A 2-year-old Thai girl named Matheryn Noavaratpong has become the youngest person to be cryogenically frozen, the Mirror reported.
Noavaratpong's parents decided to freeze their child's body after she died from brain cancer, acording to the Mirror. They hope she can be revived when a cure for the disease and technology to regrow body parts is found.
The cancer had spread through the Matheryn's brain despite aggressive treatments and when it was clear she only had months or weeks left, her parents began making arrangements for cryogenic services, according to a blog by the Arizona-based nonprofit organization Alcor Life Extension Foundation that handled the services.
They procedure was performed in Thailand before shipping her body to Arizona, Alcor's medical response director Aaron Drake told the Mirror. "It took a tremendous amount of logistical planning, but yes, we are very pleased with the results," he said.
Noavaratpong's father told the Mirror that the family is choosing to remain positive, saying that they are, "awaiting coming technology" to help their daughter.