Sebastian's Rally Against Crohn's

$3,705 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 50 people in 43 months
Warm greetings!

Nine years ago Sebastian was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease (an Infammitory Bowl Disorder, similar to Colitis, which causes a malfuntion of the immune system) and he has been in and out of the hospital ever since. He has been on every drug known to work at some level or another and they have all failed him in the end. He has now graduated to whatever may come down down the pharmacuetical pipe line next. Thank goodness, at this moment,  there is one more powerful (expensive and dangerous in itself) biologic just approved by the FDA: Stelara.

Despite the constant tweaking of the drugs in various combinations (and with such antidotal suppliments in quantities unimaginable) Sebastian is about to enter his third surgery to remove possibly not one but two sections of his problematic colon. The last six months have been a slow living hell for my boy. After surgeons botched the first surgery, causing a painful stricture and fistula, as well as slow healing process, and temporary ostomy bag, my boy has understandable stress from the previous trauma going into the next surgery. 

Sebastian and I are trying to raise funds to cover the costs for the current treatments. Even with insurance coverage , paying these enormous medical bills is out of my reach, not to mention the cost of time for treatments and doctors visits (of which there are many, as the disease affects not only his intestines, but his skin, eyes, and joints as well). This all takes away from my ability to work and I am drowning in medical debt. We need your help. Please say a prayer.

Sebastian and I are knocking at your door for financial support. Any amount you can give us will greatly contribute to the continued management of his chronic illness and hopefully his cure.
Information on Crohn's Disease .

Thank you. Wishing you all the best in your endeavors.
Sincerely,

Lee Anne Graves
Sebastian Licht
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Everyone please say a prayer for Sebastian who is having his 3rd surgery in five months tomorrow.
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He's hanging in there. But there is too much pain for my baby boy. He can't eat and they don't want to wait any longer for surgery, which will take place tomorrow or Friday.

Sebastian is understandably nervous about the surgery. He suffered so much from the last two, due to the first botch job and many complications caused by Crohn's symptoms.

In severe cases like Sebastian's, this disease is an evil and complicated one. Seb is strong and wise and has faith in the new specialist performing the procedure.
We are hopeful and confident that this specialist will give Sebastian what he was promised by the first surgeons and have a period of time symptom and pain free to live his life to the fullest.

Please find it in your heart to donate....even a dollar makes a difference.
Baz, looking good behind the wheel!
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Hi everybody! Thank you so much for your donations. Another one just came in. I can't tell you. To have such good friends and family to know that people care out there.
Swallowing the pill cam and attaching the devices!
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Another generous donation from my beautiful, gracious, and living sister, Leslie. Sebastian and I thank you from the bottom of out hearts. All the best, Les!

If you or anyone you know would like to donate to Sebastian's Rally Against Crohn's, please click on the link below. Even the smallest amount makes a difference.
Happy Sunday Everyone..... Love and Light.
Sebastian's 26th Birthday, 2/11/00 !
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$3,705 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 50 people in 43 months
Created September 8, 2015
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$20
Anush Avejic
27 months ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you both. :::hugs:::

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$50
elise mallove
27 months ago

You got this, Seb! So much Holiday Love to you both... xoxo

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