Elijah is one of my best friend's little boy!

Elijah was born with Jeunes syndrome, A dwarfism of the rib cage, on September 4th 2005. He fought hard for his life. For the first few weeks it was extremely touch and go and Tina and MIke held on to the hope that thier son would make it home with them someday.
They were told that Elijah would have to go under surgeries until he was done growing to expoand the rib cage. In septemeber 2006 they moved from Iowa to Texas to have a surgery done called the titanium rib project. Elijah Endured 2 surgeries to have expandable titanium rods put into his chest.
By the miracle of our lord Elijah turned 2 this past September 2007. He is a very happy and beautiful little boy!

I ask you now to say a prayer for him as today I recieved a disturbing phone call from Elijah's daddy and an email following which his mommy sent:

Hey guys,
Just wanted to let you know Elijah is in ICU. He is in criticle condition. he has phemonia in both lungs as well as the flu type A and B. He went under surgery last night to have an Ecmo done. So far the doctors are ok wit it. He isnt doing as well as they hoped. If this doesnt work, the doctors said there will be nothing else they can do for him. I really need all you prayers right now please. Thank you. I will keep you all jpdated as I knos]w whats going on.




PLEASE say prayers for Elijah! Any comments left I will forward to his family! PLEASE SHOW THEM YOUR SUPPORT! 

***UPDATE*** http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read.php?post_id=748803

Thank you!

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Feb. 2, 2008 at 9:47 AM

  God bless you Elijah, you are a strong little man , you will get through this.

 Be strong Mommy

 I will pray for you all.

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Feb. 2, 2008 at 9:48 AM

 My son was on ECMO for 14 days...  I will pray!  Please keep updating...


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Feb. 2, 2008 at 9:50 AM

Beautiful baby and you have my prayers!!   I say vote this post to be popular so this precious little boy can get all the prayers he so rightly deserves and needs!!

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Feb. 2, 2008 at 9:53 AM

Yes, I am commenting again!!



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Feb. 2, 2008 at 10:17 AM

I voted Pop.  

Prayers for this beautiful little boy and his family are being sent up.


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Feb. 2, 2008 at 6:57 PM I'll be praying for this little boy and his family!

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Feb. 3, 2008 at 5:33 AM I voted popular.  I will be keeping this beautiful little boy and his family in my prayers.  I pray God touches him with his healing hand and he is home soon.

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Feb. 3, 2008 at 8:18 AM Please keep us updated!  I will be thinking of him!

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Feb. 3, 2008 at 2:00 PM Many prayers

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Feb. 3, 2008 at 2:03 PM My prayers are with the baby and family,I pray he makes a full recovery,hugs,Robin

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