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Zach’s Story

If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together...there is something you must always remember..You are braver than you believe, stronger the you seem,and smarter than you think...but the most important thing is, even if we're apart...I'll always be with you.-Winnie The Pooh

Zachary Thomas West 08/25/2000-05/11/2013 Zach was born a healthy typical boy, until around the age of two when he started to have trouble walking and talking. We have been on a journey ever since. It took us over 5 years to get Zach properly diagnosed and in the meantime he lost the abilility to walk and talk. He has a very progressive disease called Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (INAD). Zach lost his battle to INAD on May 11th 2013. Our hearts were forever broken that day.  We honor his smile and amazing memory by doing Zach Attacks throughout the year.

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Zach Attack Time!

It's Zach Attack time!!!! We are going to do things a bit different this year for Christmas. This year I am asking for Gas Gift Cards, Cub Gift Cards and money for parking passes and a warm blanket. I know that this blessing/Zach Attack can very very needed when you have a child in the hospital. Parents spend a lot of time driving back and forth trying to bide their time between kiddos that all... need them! The healthy kids who are left at home and those very sick kiddos that are in the hospital. You have so much guilt trying to figure out where you need to be. So you run home quickly to shower and spend a few minutes with your kiddos at home only to run back to the hospital to be with your sick kiddo. I know Gas Cards, Parking passes and food would ease that burden a tiny bit. So what do you say are you in?~!! We will try and hit as many families as we can this year!! You can send gas cards, money, cub G.C to me and we will get this Holiday Season by Zach Attacking as many families as we can!!! You can send donations to 892 Forest Edge Dr Jordan, MN 55352 Please share this with your friends and family. I know schools also like to have the kids give back so see if your children can share it with their classmates! LETS ZACH ATTACK!! We are going to make Zach's 2nd Christmas in heaven mean something once again!!! Help me turn the heartache into something grand!!!