The latest post on my blog about grandson Ben…
Grandson Ben’s dad reminded us that it was three years ago today that 6-year-old Ben’s medical journey began. This journey would see him diagnosed as a 3-year-old with dural arteriovenous fistula, a vascular malformation in the brain that was potentially fatal. And it would take him to several hospitals and through 3 brain surgeries. Today, he is a happy, healthy, thoughtful, kind young man who plays sports, enjoys school, and is about to celebrate his 7th birthday.
Here is what Ben’s dad posted today:
Note: TC Thompson is the children’s hospital in Chattanooga, TN. Scottish-Rite hospital is part of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
And here is Ben (with dark hair) with his dad and his friends Carter and Cameron:
On April 6, 2014, I posted my first article about Ben’s medical condition. That was on my original blog unexpectedincommonhours.wordpress.com. The article later became the first post of this blog which is…
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