It was the most exciting day four-year-old Maia Sardi could remember, and her young imagination was already out of control with excitement. Maia's parents, Elena Sardi and Ryan Hood, had promised her the best gift, and the big day had finally come.
As she and her parents plunged into the family car, she was delighted to see what lay ahead. They were on their way to a life-changing decision. Maia had no idea that only a few short days later all her joy would collapse.