Thank you all.
So many wonderfully kind words – I don’t know what to say and I am sorry if I haven’t answered all of you. I appreciate your concern, well wishes, and prayers.
He was home briefly about two weeks ago but fell victim to a massive infection and went straight back to the hospital. The brilliant doctors and medical staff of the University of Pennsylvania hospital were able to rescue him. He is home again – resting, making due.
He is a fighter, my son. I did not know it until last week. He is a fighter.
He is fragile and the shadow of the robust and affable young man that entered the hospital five weeks ago. But he is alive and waiting for a liver to become available.
A friend of mine who works in a hospital told me that people who don’t have sick kids have the world by the balls. Boy, was she right. This period of time has been immeasurably difficult on the entire family but none so more than him.
At the risk of driving you all crazy, please let me say this once again: There are people out there who, through no fault of their own, need transplants to stay alive. Modern medicine is a miracle but all of their knowledge and skill will not help without donated organs.
Please donate your organs.
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