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Meet Jude! Isn't he adorable? Jude is the son of Nicole and Josef Ward and little brother to Josiah. He loves watching Nemo and Mother Goose Club. His big bro is his favorite person in the whole world. He has the kindest soul despite his daily struggles. Jude could have just fasted for 12 + hours and the second he gets food he is offering you some too. He may be feeling bad but he will never tell you what hurts, he is so strong. He is our little big hero. ♥ 

Jude has not had an easy path.  At 4 weeks old he suffered a brain bleed due to vitamin k deficiency.  He had a craniotomy and miraculously recovered very well.  His liver was the last organ to catch up.  After months of monitoring, Jude was diagnosed with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.  Just this past December (2016) did his family realize how serious this was going to affect his life.  The doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, have recommended a life-saving liver transplant. Friends, family an...

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Climbing the mountain

Our Jude has been through so much in his short little life.  We never expected to hear the words, he will need a liver transplant this past December.  We brought home a different little boy after that hospital stay.  There is no timeline of how Continue Reading »

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