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Logan's Story

On February 18, 2014 my 8-year-old son, Logan, fell hitting his head on a doorframe in our home. He showed no visual signs of an injury but did show signs of a concussion. After getting him to our local emergency room, his condition worsened and he slipped into a coma. A CT scan was done and he was placed on life support. Results of the CT showed an epidural hematoma of the right parietal lobe with severe midline shift of the brain. Logan was transported via LifeFlight to Doernbecher where he underwent life-saving brain surgery. A neurosurgical team, lead by Dr. Lissa Baird, was waiting for him and immediately took over and performed the surgery that would save his life. After 24-hours in the PICU my miracle was released to the regular floor (10 North) where incredible, amazing individuals took such good care of him. Nurse Lisa and Nurse Russ even tracked down an Xbox 360 and played Minecraft with him when he was feeling a little frightened. To EVERYONE who was involved in my child's care, I am eternally grateful. You are all heroes and your selfless giving will forever be etched in my heart.

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