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Michael Rader posted a new journal entry, "New MRI".

Today was much of the same--a little more improvement over yesterday, but not near what Connie and I want for him. He seems to be resting comfortably, and he will roll ... Read more

Chris Fry signed Blake's Guestbook.

Been praying a lot for Blake, Connie, and you. My heart aches for you and Connie, but I am inspired by your faith, resolve, and transparency. Please know that we will ... Read more

Michael Rader posted a new journal entry, "Doing better".

Today has been a good day. I was able to take Juliet to church this morning which required me finding the right dress and shoe combination as well as attempt hair ... Read more

Michael Rader posted a new journal entry, "Even more progress".

Both Blake and I had a fairly rough night last night, but I hope that I am the only one who remembers it. Blake did ok from his continual condition. His little body was ... Read more

Michael Rader posted a new journal entry, "Signs of improvement".

Today has been a much better day. I really enjoyed seeing my daughter last night. We had enough time to go get some ice cream before she had to get ready for bed. I ... Read more

Teresa Pirtle signed Blake's Guestbook.

Still praying for comfort. Peace. And healing. For sweet Blake and you all. 🙏❤️🙏 Read more

Michael Rader posted a new journal entry, "Continuing...".

I think today is Thursday, at least that is what my phone says. Blake has continued to remain unresponsive to most commands. I expressed my concerns to the many teams of ... Read more

Jennifer - Head Softball Coach at Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania signed Blake's Guestbook.

Sending prayers of healing, strength, and encouragement your way! Remember Philippians 4:13:  I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Love and hugs to you ... Read more

Friends of Jaclyn Foundation signed Blake's Guestbook.

Everyone at Friends of Jaclyn is praying for you Blake. Stay Strong!  Read more

In Christ signed Blake's Guestbook.

My heart breaks for you and your family, and mostly for your son Blake.  While there is life, there is hope through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Do not give in nor give up ... Read more

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