Death of a Superhero
A Family's Story about Courage, Bravery and the Defining Moments of LOVE
Our sweet, lil' baby love lost his battle to AML Leukemia on March 8, 2010. We fought long, hard and very aggressively for 2.5 years, only to have his cancer come back for the fourth time to finally take his life. He was only 3 years old.
This entire blog is about Hunter's amazing journey. It's about his life and his love......his determination and his courage.......his absolutely, brilliant personality, and the affect he's had on people all over the world.
He's left an unimaginable footprint on this earth and has changed the lives of thousands of individuals. People who didn't realize how precious life was, now live it with extreme gratefulness. People who took every minute they get to spend with their children for granted, now savor every last second. And people who weren't quite sure what love is all about, now love deeper, love stronger and love with every ounce of their soul.
People all around the world have shared their love, their well wishes, their prayers and their inspiration, and we could have NEVER achieved as much as we did without them. We are humbled by their generosity & their true friendships & are forever grateful for every last person that has come into our lives through our experience with Hunter. He was our precious baby love who we loved and cherished with all our hearts and we are forever crushed and terribly, broken-hearted.
Dance in the clouds baby cakes. Mom & dad are watching proudly & you will remain so very close to our hearts for all of eternity.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Hunter featured on "Every Monday Matters"
Hunter 4 months ago when he was still in remission.
Hunter has lots of fans. I've basically become his personal manager. I have now started charging him two smiles a day and three poopy diapers. Only a mother would accept this as payment. So far he's paid up - but I might increase my fee.
One organization in particular has been especially supportive of Hunter since the very beginning. The organization, Every Monday Matters, was founded by a really amazing guy by the name of Matt Emerzian - he's truly fantastic and has added so much joy to our very unpredictable ride of terror.
Lots of people have left very loving messages and prayers on their site for Hunter and we are hoping they continue. I read them on a daily basis over and over and over again. I use to cry almost every single time.........now I smile.
Thank you Matt and thank you to all your readers - they've delivered strength and encouragement and tons and tons and TONS of much needed love.
Hunter's special message section can be found here on the Every Monday Matters Website. Please feel free to visit the site and leave him some more smooches!