Prayers for Layla

On Tuesday, April 23rd, Layla Lynn Thomas received her angel wings.
RIP Sweet Angel

Layla Lynn's Story

On Monday, March 18th, 2-year-old Layla was rushed to Children's Hospital with a temperature of 107.  She tested positive for Influenza A and it has attacked her brain causing her to have Necrotic Encephalitis.  This is extremely rare.  They haven't seen a case like this in 10+ years.  Her case is extremely severe and the doctors have contacted other doctors from around the world trying to help little Layla.

She has had blood transfusions and has been in an induced coma.  The doctors have given her a 50/50 chance of survival but only time will tell what her outcome will be.  Layla is a fighter and has been showing small signs of improvement everyday!!!

Her parents, grandparents, family and friends have been by her side 24/7.  She has a very long road of recovery ahead of her and will be in the hospital for at least a few months.
Please consider donating to Layla's family to help them get through this difficult journey.  The money raised will help pay for medical care, bills and other expenses.
Please ANY AMOUNT will help and will be appreciated.

Please continue to pray, send good vibes and positive thoughts for Layla Lynn.

Thank  you.

* Update on Layla ❤️
April 16th we received news we never wanted to ever hear! That we will never bring our baby girl home Her brain just couldn’t keep fighting the doctors said there would be no more recovery. Her little brain was damaged way to bad this is no where close to being fair our baby was healthy, smart outgoing and just the best big sister Adi could ever have she was always there to make her family smile when I was having a hard day always told me she loved me even tho she told me 100x’s before I would do anything just to hear her say anything I miss her voice I haven’t heard her voice in a month I haven’t seen her look at me for a month I don’t want to lose my baby but god has chosen her for some reason but all I can do is love and cherish these last days with her

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    • $25 
    • 4 yrs
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    • $20 
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    • $40 
    • 4 yrs
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    • $25 
    • 4 yrs
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rachelle Knapp
Belleville, IL
Victoria Aubuschon

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