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Old 02-15-2007, 01:18 AM   #111
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May all our prayers be answered. May tomorrow bring you and your dear family rest and peace. How wonderful for John to have such a loving family..Prayers continuing for all of you. We love you.


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Old 02-15-2007, 08:35 AM   #112
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Dear Marge,

You all continue to be in our prayers. I am a firm believer in prayer and miracles--How can I not be when I was once given one hour to live?

You mentioned platelets. Everyone reading this should check with your local hospital or blood bank to find out where the nearest place is where you can donate platelets. When I lived in California I gave platelets regularly (I have so many that they called me a platelet making machine). I need to find my nearest center here--I think it is probably in Charlotte. Giving platelets is a lot like a regular blood donation but you don't lose as much fluid. It takes a little longer (an hour or so), but it is worth it. At the center where I gave they called platelets "liquid sunshine." While you can only give blood every 8 weeks, you can give platelets every couple weeks. Help a leukemia patient, give platelets.


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Old 02-15-2007, 09:15 AM   #113
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Will pray for you and your family!
I work in a hospital on a med/surg floor and know too well what you, your son, and your family must be going through.
Will pray that God will give you strength, peace, and comfort!
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:44 PM   #114
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My son Kevin relieved my DIL so she could go home and shower because she has a meeting with a Dr at 1 PM today. It is now 11:40 AM. I pray that all goes well...he had a pretty good night last night. they brought his oxygen level down to 80 but he wrote "more air!!" so they increased it to 85.

Kevin (Bless him..he is so close to his brother) bought a board with magnetic letters and an eraser board so John could communicate . What a great idea!

4 Dr.s met and two said they were very surprised he was still here. Thank God for miracles...
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:51 PM   #115
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He's tough and he has a lot of people praying for him Marge. You have a very special family there. HUGS!
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:51 PM   #116
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such great news, Marge! Kevin's idea of the board was wonderful!
We love you Marge, and are still praying for John's health.
And, the fact he has such a faithful doctor! Excellent!
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Old 02-15-2007, 02:55 PM   #117
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Marge we love you and are all saying our prayers for you and John.

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Old 02-15-2007, 02:58 PM   #118
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Marge our fingers are crossed and we have so much hope, as he is showing so much strength and bravery -- as is your family. Love and Prayers to you.
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Old 02-15-2007, 03:30 PM   #119
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Marge, lots of prayers continue to be prayed - hugs and love and strength to you and your family.
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Old 02-15-2007, 03:42 PM   #120
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With all my love Marge........thoughts and prayers continue.

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