Ethan, 4 years old, has been in the hospital since August 29th, 2013 with a case of pneumonia. Complication after complication - starting with the fact that his primary doctors said he never should have been intubated to begin with due to his asthma and his higher chance of respiratory problems in children with Down Syndrome all the way to a critical staph infection of MRSA - this has kept Ethan in the hospital for almost 2 months. Sadly Ethan recently had to endure a tracheotomy. We are hoping that in the long run the tracheotomy will benefit him. Ethan has missed almost two months of school, where he attends pre-k at Bornhava: An Early Childhood Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. We also missed Ethan's presence at his Aunt's wedding in early October where Ethan was supposed to hold the job of Ring Bearer. The medical bills for Ethan's stay at Woman's and Children's hospital of Buffalo, NY are piling up putting yet another strain on his parents. We miss Ethan's bright smile and his incredibly infectious laugh. Ethan is our world, please help us by shedding just a touch of light on this amazing family. Thank you in advance for your support.
**Although the site states that the payments will go to Kristine Ciesiulka, I am in fact just creating this for my brother and sister-in-law. They will receive the proceeds, not I.
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