The Plight of Sam

May 2013

May 5

5/3/2013 The Plight of Sam (sorry this one is out of order)

"Update: May 3, 2013. On Wednesday, Sam's CBC showed abnormal cells and they have been confirmed to be leukemia again. Fortunately, we caught it early and it hasn't spread to his spine. Sam is receiving chemo at UVA now, and at the end of 30 days, he will hopefully be in remission again. Once he's in remission, he will receive a bone...
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May 5

5/5/2013 The Plight of Sam

Hello, friends: Thank you for your prayers last night. Within a short while, the fever was receding, his oxygen level was normal, and he was laughing and joking again. It is our understanding that this was caused by a brand-new, chemo-enhancing drug that Sam is taking. He'll be taking it every 72 hours until the 15th, but he'll be given...
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May 5

5/4/2013 The Plight of Sam

This is Barbara, Abbey's mom posting. Sam has spiked a fever of 103, and his oxygen level has dropped. Last night he developed a cough which worsened today. We don't have any more information right now. Abbey is on her way to UVa. We ask for prayers on Sam's behalf, and that you share this around on your Facebook pages.
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May 5

5/3/2013 The Plight of Sam

Dear friends This is Lucy, Abbey's sister, posting on Abbey's behalf. I'm sorry to say that Sam's leukemia has returned. As a result, Staff of Life will not be able to be at the markets for the time being. Right now, Sam, Abbey and Mike are at UVA, where Sam is undergoing induction chemotherapy in order to put his leukemia back into...
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The Plight of Sam

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