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 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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Chaser! No one can blame a guy for falling asleep in school!  =)  Good luck with all your tests at Mayo this week!  Your Mom and Dad are so on top of things, so they'll ... Read more

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Chasers first week of KG was a good transition.  He took to it very well, and was even comfortable enough to take a little rester in Media class -(I think we all have ... Read more

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Congratulations Chase on your first day of Kindergarten!  Thank you Chris and Lisa for spilling your hearts to us, and your honesty... and the way you inspire everyone to ... Read more

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Chase,I'm so happy you had an awesome first day of school!! I'm sure you looked so handsome as well. Mom and Dad I know those were all happy tears today. Chase has come so ... Read more

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You are so good at sharing your heart!  It helps to know how to pray for your family.  So thankful for all the strong, good people in your life to help hold you up when ... Read more

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Today was a big day at the Lykken household.  Tanner and Ava started their weekday walk to the bus stop that they will be making for next 9 months-only one ... Read more

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