Brave Ben is cured !!!

Grandson Ben is well !!!!!

Believing for Ben

Original tweet

This tweet says it all!  It was posted yesterday on Twitter by Dr. Thomas Oxley, neurologist and  neurointervention fellow working with Ben’s doctor, Dr. Alejandro Berenstein, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.  As Ben’s mom said, “What a journey for a really little boy and a really Big God!”

Grandson Ben’s journey began in 2014 when he was rushed first to Erlanger Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga, TN and then to Scottish Rite (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) in Atlanta, GA where he was diagnosed with dural AV fistula, a vascular malformation in his brain.  He was only three years old.  Although doctors at Scottish Rite diagnosed the condition, they honestly admitted they could not treat it.  At Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, doctors told the family that without treatment Ben would die and that they could do neurosurgery, but the odds were not good.  We were told that Ben had a…

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19 Comments Add yours

    1. It’s amazing what doctors can do! We are so grateful!


  1. Maha Khan says:

    Bless little Ben. Ah this pleases me

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    1. Thank you! We are so happy!

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  2. Amy says:

    Brave, awesome young man, Ben!


    1. He is the bravest little boy I know! Thank you!

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  3. allthingsgeography1 says:

    Glad to hear! 🙂

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      1. nickhumphreywx says:

        No problem. We haven’t chatted in awhile. I’m glad to come back and see some good news for ya 🙂

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  4. Susan says:

    That has to be the best news ever!!


    1. I know! We are so happy!


  5. cindy knoke says:

    Woo Hoo!! Hooray for Ben and his family!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. That’s what I say, “Woo hoo!” 🙂


  6. lucy Bartlett says:

    This is great news! Praise God and Dr. B.

    Lucy and Harry

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    1. The best news ever! Thanks. Hope you two are doing well.


  7. Laura Bloomsbury says:

    so many prayers answered – such good news – have followed Ben’s story with trepidation and admiration for all his and the family’s hope and courage

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    1. Thank you so much! I guess we thought Ben’s journey would continue and that he would have to have additional surgery sometime in the future. We are so grateful that is not the case!

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  8. John Coleman says:

    Outstanding and hallelujah!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you, John. God is good!


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