Michael's rally against Bartonella

Hello. My name is Michael. I'm 7 years old. I love playing soccer and playing pranks on my brothers. I'm very funny. I'm very good in math. I have two brothers that I love so much.
I started having seizures a couple of weeks ago.....Then I was diagnosed with encephalitis as a result of Bartonellosis, a bacteria very common in animals but not in humans. It took the doctors several days to figure out what was wrong with me since it's a rare disease. I'm the 2nd case in the history of the hospital where I am. I'm currently in the intensive care unit of a children's hospital in Indiana. I am awake now but my body will need time and lots of therapy to recover. The doctors are still trying to assess the damage to my brain.
My parents have not left my side. At this moment I need your prayers and financial help as well. I have a long road to recovery. I will need lots of therapy and my parents will be getting a lot of medical bills. If you can help me I will be forever grateful. I'm faithful that I'm going to make a full recovery and I will be the same boy that I was before this challenge. God has always held my hand and He is walking with me through this journey.
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Organizer

Lizette Peterson
Organizer
Indianapolis, IN

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