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Make his house more accessible!

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Raised by 12 people in 35 months
Summer Feels Grand   ROCKVILLE, MD
LT Steven Simmons is recently retired from the US NAVY who underwent treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in DC. In March of 2011, Steve was aboard the USS RONALD REAGAN as they were the first ship to report to the coast of Japan following the tsunami and earthquake that ravaged their shores on March 11, 2011. For over a month, the REAGAN sat 200 yards off the coast as the FUKUSHIMA nuclear reactor melted down. Steve is now one of a few hundred Sailors and Marines that are sick. Between November of 2011 and now, Steve has gone from a healthy, active man to a shaking, withering, wheelchair bound patient. He has lost the ability to walk as he now suffers from debilitating progressive, ascending muscle weakness. He has lost the ability to do many of the everyday things that we take for granted. We spent almost everyday at WRNMMC and yet, after all that time, the doctors refused to give him a diagnoses, a treatment plan, or any sort of answer. Because of the nature of his disability, even though he has WARRIOR STATUS and a 100% rating, he is ineligible for assistance from most of the nonprofits who advertise help for Wounded Warriors. Because he is not an amputee and he does not suffer from a TBI, he is invisible. Steve is incapable of using his legs but because he has them, he is not considered a "boots on ground injury" and is therefore ineligible for traditional assistance building an accessible home in our home state of Utah to accommodate the wheelchair that he now has no option but to use. We are purchasing a home, please help us modify it for his comfort and use!

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Update 3
22 months ago
So it has been a very crazy several months! We moved to Utah, rented a house that is soooooooo small that the kids have to use the unfinished basement as rooms and Steve had surgery again.

He was not doing well for sometime, and we were afraid that we would lose him. Then something miraculous happened! Steve asked for a blessing, for prayers and had the faith that things would get better.

First, we got two amazing nurses with Harmony Home Health. Then, Steve started trying to get stronger. He pushed therapy and he started really trying to live.

I'm very happy to say that in the last month Steve has improved enough that he is looking for a part time job that he can do to try to have interaction outside the home.

Also, this week, we put in an offer that was accepted on a home. We still need to push donations to cover whatever changes needs to be made to the house that the VA grant won't cover but our goal has dropped. Please help me push this far enough to make the house one that Steve can have access to in all places!
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Update 2
30 months ago
A very big thank you to WUSA9 in Washington DC for featuring our story. We are currently pursuing all avenues to reach a definitive diagnoses.
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Update 1
33 months ago
The plans are almost complete but we are running into a BIG roadblock! Apparently the VA will give a loan for new construction that is already in progress but NOT ONE FROM START! Once the home is built, we can finance it, but we cannot finance the construction of the home......I'm feeling defeated right now. Without upfront funding, there will be no home to go home to.
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Sam Morgan
29 months ago

we are going to make this happen guys!!! one way or another we will get that home built this year.

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Alison Barrington
30 months ago

Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes !!!!!!! http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/archive.cgi?read=202659" Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes www.rumormillnews.com RMN is Reader Supported Rumor Mill News Reading Room Archive Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes Posted By: billym [ Send E-Mail ] Date: Tuesday, 19-Apr-2011 11:24:40 It is possible to NEUTRALIZE radioactivity It is a true tragedy that so much highly "advanced" technology is kept.

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David Officer
30 months ago

I found your story while I was reading the latest main stream media coverage on Fukushima at enenews.com. Please come and say 'hi' to your story's readers! It could help generate some needed donations, friendly support, and increase awareness! (It's one of yesterday's stories at enenews.com.)

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Alison Barrington
30 months ago

The US Dept of Energy bought 1940 metric tons of Zeolite rock for remediation at a leaking Buffalo NY Nuclear Power plant, and the plant was successfully remediated. There are supplements containing compounds that chelate radiation including Ce 134, Ce 136, Ce 137, Strontium 90, Cesium 138. I have this suspended in 4 angstroms sized water molecule. Your cell's pores are 10 Angstroms wide so to dislodge radioactive heavy metals, you have effect with a small molecule. The company is Bear River Zeolite for the DOE industrial clean up, you can verify the facts at http://www.bearriverzeolite.com/images_new/BRZWVDP.pdf Anything I write is verified by PhD or MD research. I have an LPN license, and an Associate degree in Registered Nursing. The patent for tetrasil which contain Ag03 is Methods of using electron active compounds for managing cancer http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6485755/fulltext.html I do follow my oath as an RN graduate I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling. With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the physician, in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care. US Pat 6485755 is a Methods of using electron active compounds for managing cancer http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6485755/fulltext.html it is not radiation. Chemo and Radiation are carcinogenic see Dvorit Samid, PhD US Pat 5605930 Description 2 carcinogenic " http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/5605930/fulltext.html 2. Prevention of Tumor Progression by Genotoxic Chemotherapy "Current approaches to combat cancer rely primarily on the use of chemicals and radiation, which are themselves carcinogenic and may promote recurrences and the development of metastatic disease."

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Alison Barrington
30 months ago

viruses appear to be responsible for many illnesses just type in RNA virus associated with (Name of Diagnosis), then there is an inhibiting agent for RNA viruses. SigmaAldrich sells Ag202 lab grade for university, hospital, teaching labs to sterilize against RNA viruses. Also the patent US Pat 6485755 contains the similar class of silver ozone called Tetrasilver tetroxide. I have a supplement of monovalent silver ozone. Pictures of a Gulf War I veteran who took this supplement and had anthrax, skin cancer, and a mycosal infection abate from the immune support activity can be sent. Just message me on FB or email me at puzzlespuppetsbooks@yahoo.com which is my Facebook user id. Spasticity can be an RNA virus attacking the peripheral nerves, for example in the disease of MS US PAT 6582703 is a recipe to make MS, and a woman infected with MS has 18 different animal RNA viruses in her DNA, horse, sheep, cow, green monkey, baboon, chicken, squirrel monkey. Bear in mind these animals all live on different continents to boot! Night sweats are associated with HTLVi, HTLVII, and HTLVIII infection, see US PAT 4647773 by Bob Gallo, MD, and US PAT 5676977 HIV Patented Cure, Historically Bayer and pharmaceuticals have used the engine of HIV, the glycoprotein 120 in their labs and contaminated pharmaceutical products such as Factor VIII which was distributed by Bayer to France, Europe, Latin America see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg-52mHIjhs.

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Albert Bates
30 months ago

http://nonuclear.se/images/deltredici.k2.smitherman.j420px.jpg shows Robert DelTredici's photo of John Smitherman, USN, who died of acute lymphoma after exposure to radiation aboard the USS Nevada. He was a double amputee. In the photo you can see the swelling spreading to his arm.

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Helen Knight-Griffin
30 months ago

Hi, I saw your story on the news this evening and it saddens me deeply! I've been confined to a chair for 27 yrs. but under different circumstances. I heard that you're living on Ft. Dietrick. I live in Frederick County and know of two different resources you can try for accessible housing. Please contact me directly. I wish you and your family all the best! I also wish I could afford to donate. My prayers are with you!

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Eric Redman
30 months ago

When Plutonium fuel pellet rain from #3 Daiichi Reactor Nuclear detonation falls on your USS Ronald Reagan Carrier, & you drink, and bathe in Radioactive Water, everyone wants to cover it up. The Japanese College of IV Surgeon's experts from the UK, Can, and Japan, have a Radiation Protection Protocol. I post the complete video series, and its PDF results, I hope all exposed have a chance to evaluate it at: http://www.radiationhealthnews.com/healthnews.html

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Debbie Ritter
30 months ago

This is so sad. How can the government deny these soldiers benefits that they deserve?

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$910 of $10k goal

Raised by 12 people in 35 months
Created September 10, 2013
Summer Feels Grand  
  Medical   ROCKVILLE, MD
$50
Anonymous
30 months ago
BK
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CC
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Jessica Klein
30 months ago (Offline Donation)

Summer and Steve are an amazing couple. They, along with their children, face the challenges of Steve's condition with grace and dignity. They are caring and generous, never missing an opportunity to say a kind word or support other injured and ill warriors, including my husband. They do so much for others...but the system is letting them down. When you consider the sacrifice, hardships, and uncertainty this family has faced, and the courage they have shown in service to our great nation...helping them build a safe, user-friendly, adaptive home is the least we can do as Americans.

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Douglas A. Yates
30 months ago

Contact Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds.org. You'll have to go outside channels to get help. Look into juicing raw hemp leaves. Details here: http://www.naturalnews.com/035759_cannabis_juicing_health.html

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Sam Morgan
29 months ago

we are going to make this happen guys!!! one way or another we will get that home built this year.

+ Read More
Alison Barrington
30 months ago

Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes !!!!!!! http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/archive.cgi?read=202659" Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes www.rumormillnews.com RMN is Reader Supported Rumor Mill News Reading Room Archive Bearden: How to Neutralize Nuclear Waste in 9.1 minutes Posted By: billym [ Send E-Mail ] Date: Tuesday, 19-Apr-2011 11:24:40 It is possible to NEUTRALIZE radioactivity It is a true tragedy that so much highly "advanced" technology is kept.

+ Read More
David Officer
30 months ago

I found your story while I was reading the latest main stream media coverage on Fukushima at enenews.com. Please come and say 'hi' to your story's readers! It could help generate some needed donations, friendly support, and increase awareness! (It's one of yesterday's stories at enenews.com.)

+ Read More
Alison Barrington
30 months ago

The US Dept of Energy bought 1940 metric tons of Zeolite rock for remediation at a leaking Buffalo NY Nuclear Power plant, and the plant was successfully remediated. There are supplements containing compounds that chelate radiation including Ce 134, Ce 136, Ce 137, Strontium 90, Cesium 138. I have this suspended in 4 angstroms sized water molecule. Your cell's pores are 10 Angstroms wide so to dislodge radioactive heavy metals, you have effect with a small molecule. The company is Bear River Zeolite for the DOE industrial clean up, you can verify the facts at http://www.bearriverzeolite.com/images_new/BRZWVDP.pdf Anything I write is verified by PhD or MD research. I have an LPN license, and an Associate degree in Registered Nursing. The patent for tetrasil which contain Ag03 is Methods of using electron active compounds for managing cancer http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6485755/fulltext.html I do follow my oath as an RN graduate I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling. With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the physician, in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care. US Pat 6485755 is a Methods of using electron active compounds for managing cancer http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6485755/fulltext.html it is not radiation. Chemo and Radiation are carcinogenic see Dvorit Samid, PhD US Pat 5605930 Description 2 carcinogenic " http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/5605930/fulltext.html 2. Prevention of Tumor Progression by Genotoxic Chemotherapy "Current approaches to combat cancer rely primarily on the use of chemicals and radiation, which are themselves carcinogenic and may promote recurrences and the development of metastatic disease."

+ Read More
Alison Barrington
30 months ago

viruses appear to be responsible for many illnesses just type in RNA virus associated with (Name of Diagnosis), then there is an inhibiting agent for RNA viruses. SigmaAldrich sells Ag202 lab grade for university, hospital, teaching labs to sterilize against RNA viruses. Also the patent US Pat 6485755 contains the similar class of silver ozone called Tetrasilver tetroxide. I have a supplement of monovalent silver ozone. Pictures of a Gulf War I veteran who took this supplement and had anthrax, skin cancer, and a mycosal infection abate from the immune support activity can be sent. Just message me on FB or email me at puzzlespuppetsbooks@yahoo.com which is my Facebook user id. Spasticity can be an RNA virus attacking the peripheral nerves, for example in the disease of MS US PAT 6582703 is a recipe to make MS, and a woman infected with MS has 18 different animal RNA viruses in her DNA, horse, sheep, cow, green monkey, baboon, chicken, squirrel monkey. Bear in mind these animals all live on different continents to boot! Night sweats are associated with HTLVi, HTLVII, and HTLVIII infection, see US PAT 4647773 by Bob Gallo, MD, and US PAT 5676977 HIV Patented Cure, Historically Bayer and pharmaceuticals have used the engine of HIV, the glycoprotein 120 in their labs and contaminated pharmaceutical products such as Factor VIII which was distributed by Bayer to France, Europe, Latin America see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg-52mHIjhs.

+ Read More
Albert Bates
30 months ago

http://nonuclear.se/images/deltredici.k2.smitherman.j420px.jpg shows Robert DelTredici's photo of John Smitherman, USN, who died of acute lymphoma after exposure to radiation aboard the USS Nevada. He was a double amputee. In the photo you can see the swelling spreading to his arm.

+ Read More
Helen Knight-Griffin
30 months ago

Hi, I saw your story on the news this evening and it saddens me deeply! I've been confined to a chair for 27 yrs. but under different circumstances. I heard that you're living on Ft. Dietrick. I live in Frederick County and know of two different resources you can try for accessible housing. Please contact me directly. I wish you and your family all the best! I also wish I could afford to donate. My prayers are with you!

+ Read More
Eric Redman
30 months ago

When Plutonium fuel pellet rain from #3 Daiichi Reactor Nuclear detonation falls on your USS Ronald Reagan Carrier, & you drink, and bathe in Radioactive Water, everyone wants to cover it up. The Japanese College of IV Surgeon's experts from the UK, Can, and Japan, have a Radiation Protection Protocol. I post the complete video series, and its PDF results, I hope all exposed have a chance to evaluate it at: http://www.radiationhealthnews.com/healthnews.html

+ Read More
Debbie Ritter
30 months ago

This is so sad. How can the government deny these soldiers benefits that they deserve?

+ Read More
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