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Wednesday August 12th, my 2 year old Great Nephew, Willie Graham, was burnt when a crock pot full of liquids and Pot Roast toppled on top of him. Causing 3rd degree Burns on 80% of his body. He was airlifted to the Kansas City Chilrens Mercy Hospital. But the burns were too severe for them to take care of. So, they airlifted him to the Shriners Hospital in Cincinnati Ohio.

This baby has been fighting for his life since, and it has been very difficult for my family.  I don't know what else to say right now. There is so much going on. And I am Spread as far as I can go with this. I have been working with Organizations to do Fundraisers to assist with travel and future care for Willie. I have been taking care of business for Willie's parents while they have been at the Hospital.
Willie's dad should be home Monday to take some burden off of us here. While Ashley my niece will stay at the Hospital with Willie.

My sister, My Mom, and I will be going out Labor Day Week to give Ashley a break. She needs to come home to take care of Business. Then when she gets back to the hospital we will come home.  We will do this again in October. I know its only one week a month but it's the best we can do. 

Prognosis is about 50/50 now. They weren't expecting him to even survive the first night.  He is a real Trooper fighting to survive every moment.

Any way we need Prayers




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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 11:32:50 AM »
i been praying for him since i spoke to u.  call me anytime.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 12:29:03 PM »
Me and my family are Praying for you here in Jersey.
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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2009, 01:49:39 PM »
What an unfortunate incident! DAMN! Poor little fella!

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 06:48:17 PM »
Praying for a full recovery.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2009, 09:44:01 PM »
Thanx guys, He is going backwards this weekend. They have to put the tubes back in and do a Trachiotomy this time.
The did Graph his face and arms today. And they will do his Chest tomorrow. He is running a fever.  It's horrible.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2009, 10:06:08 PM »
He's in my prayers too....
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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2009, 11:03:48 PM »
Willie has gone through several surgeries. It has been tough. Some of the Skin graphs aren't adhering. So they have to start them all over again.

Yesterday Willie started talking for the first time in 3 weeks.  He woke up and told his Mom "I love you"
It's so amazing we all cried happy tears.

Anyway, I'm leaving Friday Night with my Sister and Mom, to Cincinnati to stay with Willie for a week. This way his Mom can come home for a break and see her other 3 boys.

He is farm from out of the woods, we aren't even seeing day light yet. But we will get through this.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2009, 06:58:39 PM »
I'm in Cincinnati now, I've got to spend a few minutes with Willie.  He is doing so good. Still has a long way to go yet.
His eyes are so beautiful. Several of the smaller burns have healed and all that is left with them are just little Red marks.
But his body is still very much in bad shape and needs several more surgeries.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2009, 07:13:54 PM »
Please keep us updated. We are all with you....
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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2009, 07:05:47 PM »
Sending all good vibes to little Willie.
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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2009, 09:56:17 PM »
Please keep us updated. We are all with you....
Sending all good vibes to little Willie.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2009, 11:01:30 PM »
Willie was cranky today. But, he was in a good mood when I told him Kasey Kahne won the race. He liked that, I know cause he would shake his head "yes"  So, the nurses wrapped his hand in Red gauze. It was so cute.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2009, 11:16:09 PM »
Hang in there Cab, things are going to get better for the little boy.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2009, 10:53:38 PM »
What an amazing week it was. Tueday and Wednesday Willie got to go play in the play room, he road in a wagon, he blew bubbles, and made fishy kisses. He would talk to us the best he could. He even did what is called the Shriners Walk, which was incredible to see the excitement in this 2 year old childs face when he was able to walk for the first time.

Willie before the accident:


Willie Blowing Bubbles:


Willie doing the Shriners Walk, I took this pic with my Moms camera it isn't a very good pic:

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2009, 11:05:24 PM »
And then Willie had surgery Thursday & Friday, and the happy little guy we played with and watched walk for the first time, couldn't do the things he did the day before. In fact he wasn't even able to get out of bed, and won't be able to for 5 days. Then He gets to do it all over again. It really sucks too.

Anyway, I'm back home now. And I have fundraisers to do. Fun Fun. I think I would rather be sitting with him at the Hospital.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2009, 03:37:42 PM »
ya'll still on my mind..

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2009, 07:31:17 PM »
Poor little sweetie...he's still in my prayers....
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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2009, 12:44:56 PM »
It's been awhile since I've updated you all on Willie. He is amazing. He celebrated his 3rd Birthday.
He is a HUGE Nascar fan, and his Mom Loves Tony Stewart. So, when I went to the Kansas Race I bought him a Tony Stewart Shirt. Tony also won the race that day and Willie loved it.  He was able to get dressed for the first time this week

Willie saying Tony Stewart is #1


Willie with Nurse Lauren, Willie has not been able to receive hugs either until now.


Willie is preparing to come home, should be home by Thanksgiving.  Shellie, (willie's Grandma) and I are going out to Cincinnati this weekend to get the training and make plans that are needed for his home coming.

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Re: Cab's Family Needs Prayers or Help from Higher Powers of Being
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2009, 02:42:24 PM »
Were still praying here in Jersey. That would be great if Willie can get home before Thanksgiving.
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