HELP WITH SON'S SPINAL FUSION SURGERY


When Jonmarc was 4 years old, his dad accidentally ran over him in his work truck. The past 21 years have been very difficult and painful for him, and really, all of us. Of course he does the suffering, but we have to watch and that is awful. In the accident his pelvic bone was broken in several places and as a result ripped his urinary system up. He has had multiple surgeries to attempt to reconstruct the urinary system. As a result of the broken pelvic bone, he developed scoliosis. He has had one spinal fusion surgery, but it failed. Now we are going to take him to Miami to a specialist in "redo" spinal fusion surgeries. He has awful chronic pain in his back and urinary system. We are hoping and praying this surgery will reduce the pain he suffers with on a daily basis. He has endured a lot and continues to daily. He is 25 now and this is the last year for him on my insurance, so it is vital we get this done now. He is not able to work from the chronic pain and other issues. His dad is disabled with heart failure. I am the sole provider, other than his dad's SS benefits, which are not much. I just need help covering the traveling and staying in Miami for 2 weeks. I will have to miss work and I work a lot of overtime to cover our expenses. Any help would be so appreciated. The surgery date is August 8th, 2013. We have to travel to Miami a month early for MRI's and other testing. It's a big surgery, fusing the whole spine. I just pray God's hand will be in this and Jonmarc can get some quality of life afterwards and be able to make something out of his life. As it is right now, he is not able to function enough to work or go to school because of the pain in his back. God bless and return 100% to those of you that choose to help us in this scary adventure.
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Dee Daugherty-Holland 
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Tallahassee, FL
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