Jim is now 36, a diabetic and has neuropathy which led to amputation of his big toe a few of years ago.
Then transferred him to ST. Joseph Mercy Hospital of Ann Arbor, MI. by ambulance.
In Aug. Sept. and Oct. 2013 he's was hospitalized five times until returning to ST. Joseph Mercy Hospital of Ann Arbor on Oct. 25th.
He still had a hole in his esophagus.
Jim had a major surgery on Oct. 29th (cut 3 inches of his rib took the whole right side chest muscle out and placed it between his lung and esophagus to seal the hole from the outside) to no avail.
Nov. 20th another surgery (with clips on the inside of his esophagus and a tube next to it to collect drainage. Jim had 5 drainage tubes coming out of his back,) without success. Many other procedures, without any luck.
The doctor removed 5 inches of his esophagus and Jim was sent home with his esophagus on the outside of his neck that drained into a colostomy bag.
August 20th 2013 Doctors had to move his stomach up and re-construct his esophagus and reconnect to his stomach.
Due to all of his infections while Jim was hospitalized they had to remove all of his teeth.
36 years old don't want to be walking around without teeth.
Jim had a total of 17 surgeries and 10 procedures during a year in a half time frame.
He also, was hospitalized for 7 months during that time.
He had no insurance and hasn't been back to work since of May 2012!
ALMOST TWO YEARS NOW!
When Jim was hospitalized, he lost his apartment, his phone and we had to find a new home for his beloved dog Jax, which he misses dearly and cannot get back due to where he lives now!
Thank God Jet's Pizza has wonderful owners and is keeping his job opened for him!
Can you please help him out?
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