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Shannon Arnold posted a new journal entry.

Quick update: Chad is home from the hospital, and docs have been pleased with his progress. Still, the road is long, but we are thanking God for each positive report!New ... Read more

Lois Jones signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

Chad, thank you for your blog, Come Too Far. At the time I learned of your loss, my son was losing his battle with liver and kidney failure. The faith you and your family ... Read more

theresa was signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

I do not know if I did this correctly, but, I was reading, and saw that there were no entries for today. I did not want to leave it that way. So, hopefully, this message ... Read more

Karen Padgett signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

Chad Just read your last blog my heart once again is stirred by your honesty I am sad you won't be writing but clearly understand your reasoning behind your decision!Ron ... Read more

Larry Mitchell signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of one of the men that this world needs more of, not less of.  I look at the pictures of his beautiful family and the young men who ... Read more

David Risley signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

Hang in there and we are all praying for you. I just read your story and found it incredible and it has really touched me and my family deeply, you see I too am a liver ... Read more

traci peterson signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

Dear Chad, I saw your story yesterday on the Today show. It touched me on many levels. I am the mother of three children. My nine year old daughter, Grace, like you, has ... Read more

Haley Dwight signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

Your story ran in my newspaper this morning and has greatly touched my heart.  I just wanted to say that yall's story is such an inspiration, you and your family are in ... Read more

Heather Kaye signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all, as I too have a son, now 24, that suffers from PSC and had a liver transplant 2 years ago.  He was only 15 when he was diagnosed ... Read more

Kimberly Rapp signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

To Chad and the entire Arnold Family- As I read your story in our Daily Herald these past two Mondays, I was moved to tears.  My father died of PSC eight years ago ... Read more

Robynne Walka signed Ryan and Chad's Guestbook.

I tried to post a comment on your blog site, but had trouble.  I couldn't, however, let the day pass without posting about your mother's blog entry. It was life changing ... Read more

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