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Help Holden walk again!

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Our nephew, Holden True Yorgason (14 years old), sustained a back injury playing football on 10-11-14. He broke his tailbone and injured L5 of his spine. A month later, his left leg became paralyzed. A month and a half after that, his right leg became paralyzed. The numbness moved up into his chest, then settled at his waist. Since February of 2015, he has been paralyzed from the waist down. He has been to many physicians, including the Colorado Children's Hospital, the Elkhorn Rehabilitation Hospital, the Mayo Clinic and the Children's Hospital at the University of Utah, trying to figure out the best way to help him, but due to the nature of the injury's progression, his diagnosis is unclear. The family is hoping to proceed with a new stem cell procedure that may be able to help him. His family owes approximately $75,000 in medical bills and will be required to pay an additional approximately $80,000 to proceed with the stem cell precedure. His family has exhausted all of their savings trying to cover his medical bills. Holden's mother, who has been a nurse for twenty-five years, has had to cut back her hours greatly to care for her son. Holden is a wonderful young man who has a terrific attitude and is doing all he can to improve his medical condition.  We would greatly appreciate any assistance that can be provided to help pay for his existing medical bills and the ongoing treatment. If you are unable to help financially, please keep him and his family in your prayers. Thank you for your consideration.

The Hanson Family


  • Margo Clinkenbeard
    • $20 
    • 8 yrs

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Katie Hansen Hanson
Laguna Beach, CA
Kirstie Yorgason

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