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8/26/2016 Latest post:
Okay. Deep breaths. While at work yesterday Drew had a double aneurysm bi-laterally. He was rushed to Adventist medical something by ambulance and then later transported to OHSU. After an MRI they found that he has a small cyst near the cerebellum of his brain that prevented the brain from dropping in position to tolerate the blood accumulation in his skull. This in turn caused multiple strokes to occur in his cerebellum. The cerebellum is a pretty critical part of the brain as it controls your respiratory and heart rate. He is now considered to be in critical condition and unresponsive at OHSU. From our current understanding he has a mountain to climb and we are hopeful he rises to do so. His parents are here and his brother will be arriving tonight. Until further notice we are asking for space for them to process. Drew is hands down the most amazing man I've ever known. I've realized over the last 24 hours that I'm not his "best" friend, but that we all are because, well, he was all of our BEST friend. It speaks so much to this wonderful guys character that so many have rallied to support him in this fight. I will keep this updated as I get information. please keep the prayers, love, light and hope going to help our brother fight his biggest fight. Much love to you all.