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Tragedy strikes one of our own...but Willie made his way home to his family

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by imjustagirl, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I've posted about this in a vague way on the letters to good people thread, but he gave the ok today to start a thread.

    The 5-year-old son of fellow poster kleeda suffered a severe head injury in a 25-foot fall Sunday afternoon/evening. He is in critical condition, and the next 24 hours are the riskiest. Following is an e-mail he sent to the staff today.

    I went and visited William today. His head is severely swollen, but his numbers apparently were good. He had no other injuries aside from one broken vertebra. It's a miracle he's alive, but we're hoping for at least one more miracle.

    Please, any prayers, positive thoughts, well wishes etc. that you could afford to this beautiful child and his family would be appreciated by them and me.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    Sad stuff. I echo IJAG's sentiments about keeping this great family in your thoughts.
     
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    Prayers still heading that way, ijag. Keep us posted.
     
  4. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    kleeda, my thoughts are with you and your son and your family. I'll certainly be pulling for him.
     
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    best wishes, kleeda.
     
  6. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    I send the warmest thoughts of our tiny household.
     
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    I'm keeping a good thought.
     
  8. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    I'll light a candle for them.
     
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    My heart goes out to kleeda and the family. Good luck.
     
  10. jps

    jps Active Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    praying now, as is mrs. jps and the little one.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    My good God. That is just awful.

    Best thoughts and wishes to Kleeda and his family at this incomprehensible time.
     
  12. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    Re: Tragedy strikes one of our own

    Kleeda, my prayers go out to your son and your family. Hang in there.
     
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