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My Story

 On March 30, 2013 - Chase suffered an anoxic brain injury caused by a near drowning accident in a pool while on vacation .He was without oxygen,  non-responsive and no heartbeat for several minutes.  It is a Miracle that he is here with us today. Thanks to some truly selfless, quick reactions from strangers poolside, a vast number of incredible medical professionals, and the Lords hands -he has been given a second chance at life. 

 We spent 11days at Arnold Palmer Children’s in Florida,  - once stabilized, we cameback to MN- where we stayed at Gillette's Children's Hospital in St.Paul.  Here he spent 3 months working vigorously in therapy, and improving his health.  Overcoming almost impossible odds, he was given the clearance to head home and continue his recovery in the company of his siblings - (Ava 8yrs old, Tanner 10yrs old) and his puppy Carly. He no doubt has a long and difficult recovery process ahead of him, which we are extremely grateful to have the opportunity to guide him through.  Chaser is a strong willed little 5 year old who has what it takes to get there!  We would like to thank all of you for your prayers and support, and look forward to updating you along his journey to a complete recovery!  God is Good!  

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Tiffany Chlebecek posted a new journal entry, "Chase the ring bearer ! :)".

Gettin ready to rock the outdoor wedding....could use a few more clouds to hide the sun. :).  God is good!! Read more

Sue Dueber signed Chase's Guestbook.

So handsome!!!  It sounds like you had a great time at the wedding!  I'm sure Tanner told you all about the bringing home the gold in the championship game on Sunday!  ... Read more

Tiffany Chlebecek added a new photo.

Tiffany Chlebecek added a new photo.

Tiffany Chlebecek added a new photo.

Debbie Wormer Redwood Falls signed Chase's Guestbook.

Yes CHASE IS AWESOME and so is his family! It is uplifting to read and watch all of you grow and progress as Chase is growing and progressing. You are right - our timeline ... Read more

Meg Kubesh signed Chase's Guestbook.

Good morning Lykkens,Your post & Ava's fort made me think of the scripture "in my house there are many rooms..." and in your case, God dwells in all of them, even ... Read more

Tami Olmen signed Chase's Guestbook.

As always, I am amazed by your strength and fortitude, Lykken family.  You are a testament to the human spirit and I am proud to call you my friends.   What a beautiful ... Read more

Rhonda Phillips signed Chase's Guestbook.

Another post that brought tears to my eyes... it is amazing how life turns upside down, but so many good things come from the pain and unexpected circumstances. I continue ... Read more

Tiffany Chlebecek posted a new journal entry, ""Chase is Awesome"".

So we have this area underneath the basement stairs that used to be filled with boxes, extra paint cans ect...  Some time ago, Ava asked me if she could use it as a fort. ... Read more

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