Orion Maximus-Brain Surgery Survivor

Hello, my name is Anthony and I am Orion's father. I'd like to start by explaining Orion's condition... So basically, the natural passageway to drain the fluid from the brain was non-existant, causing excessive fluid buildup. It was an abnormality from birth and they don't have the knowledge to completely understand the true cause. But their best guess is a "Gene Deformation." The corrective procedure is called Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (EVT) Basically, they're gonna go in from the top of his head through the middle of his brain where the third ventricle (open cavity) is located. Then they simply poke some tiny holes in membrane at the bottom which will allow the fluid to drain, creating a back door to the proper drainage canals. After this, the hope is that his Super Baby Healing Powers don't repair the holes they just poked. Hopefully they never close up and he never has to have another brain surgery. So far the surgery has shown all the right signs, leading us to believe the surgery was a success. Unfortunately, he will need to stay in the hospital for two months proceeding the operation. And with the added costs of four separate hospitals, three airplane mediflights, seven ambulance rides, and the current medical costs for Orion's 24/7 nursing care in the hospital, my wife and I are so overwhelmed we don't know how we are going to begin paying something like this. I've had to swallow a lot of pride to come to the realization that I can't tackle this one alone. So I've decided to put myself out on the line and let God sort it out. The positive support has been overwhelming and greatly appreciated. If you could help us out with the over inflated medical costs, I pledge every penny to go to Orion's medical Bill's and if any remains, I will put it in a college fund for Orion. Thank you for your support. Semper Fi and God Bless!

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Anthony Fiscus 
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Watford City, ND
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