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  • Posted Dec. 31, 2010 by Paula Viewed 5241 times

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I was up very late and was able to chat with my good friend Karen who is going through a very difficult time, her 16 year old nephew Tristan is in the hospital with a serious head injury from a car accident. She is staying at the hospital during the night so her sister can sleep a little bit. They are praying for a miracle of healing. They hope that as many people as possible will join with them in prayer for Tristan. And tonight, I'm glad for the technology that allows for us to IM quietly in the middle of the night while she sits in the hospital.

Update from 1/6/2011: Thank you for your prayers and kind comments. Tristan could not survive his injuries, he is with the Lord now & is no longer suffering. His family gave the greatest gift in allowing Tristan to be an organ donor. So many have been helped by their generosity & courage. Memorial services are today (Thurs,1/6/11 and Saturday 1/8/11). Please continue to hold his family in prayer through this difficult time.

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    • # Christelle

      What a beautiful post !
      What a beautiful place ! we can imagine that Tristan is in a place like that... so peaceful !!!
      Congrats on FP !!!

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    • # Sara G

      Sad for the family, Paula..May you be a great comfort and inspiration to them..All of you are in my prayers..

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    • # Jacki

      I'm so sorry for your friends loss. It is indeed a wonderful gift to give our organs when we are gone. So many peoples lives will be touched by this generosity.

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    • # Moira

      Sad for such a young life but hope for others through his donation.
      Lovely peaceful photo .

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    • # Artbee

      I'm so sorry for the loss of Tristan. My prayers go out to his family.....May God give them the strength and courage to endure this time of mourning.

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    • # Milton Jacob

      congrats for FP ... but sorry for the yong boy and his family. i hope and pray that the family can handle his loss with the help of God

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    • # Karman

      Congrats on FP. Prayers are up for this family as well as you so that you may have the strength to be there for your friend.

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    • # Lis

      I pray for your nephew's speedy recovery. A very peaceful picture you've taken. Congrats.

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    • # Josy

      A lot of emotion Paula and I believe that we shall have all a thought for Karen and Tristan.

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    • # Marsha

      Hoping for the best in this situation....thoughts and prayers sent....

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    • # Ray

      So sad! And what a great friend she has in you to share this story. I hope things work out for the better and all can find peace.

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