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Yes...he IS as ornery as that grin suggests! 

Sweet Henry Jordan Whitacre. Toddler, son, grandson, friend, Jesus-lover, kidney kid!  Henry was born in July of 201, after already undergoing TWO operative procedures in-utero in an effort to save his kidneys following a diagnosis of Bladder Outlet Obstruction. Now, three-and-a-half years later, Henry is waiting for a kidney transplant after being on dialysis from the time he was born. The smile you see is not a fake by any means. Through all his trials and tribulations, too many surgeries to count, and many MANY hospital stays, Henry can ALWAYS be seen with a smile on his face. 

As you might imagine, life with a toddler who has kidney disease can be...unpredictable! Just in the last few months, Henry has undergone anasthesia 5 times to correct the placement of his dialysis catheter in order to ensure it works correctly. As parents we are constantly watching for signs of "The Fountain" since Henry's digestive system doesn't work quit...

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Thank You to Our Community Supporters!!!

A HUGE thank you to the following local businesses that are partnering with our campaign!!!

Huntington, IN: The Post, Rainbow Lanes, Huntington Church of the Brethren, Flint Springs Elementary, Tips and Toes, East of Chicago Pizza (Warren), The Wheel (Warren), Marathon gas station (Warren), Subwa...

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March Madness is heeeeeeere!!!!!

Holy cow! What a whirlwind month February has been!  Our campaign team has finally found our rhythm and is in the process of planning some amazing things!  We have begun a coin canister fundraiser, placing coin boxes around at local businesses Continue Reading »

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A new, new...new? normal.

Today is the first of what we hope are many Tuesday mornings together as a family. It's also my first attempt at going public with my thoughts via blog!!  Talk about scary!  As some of you may know, a few months ago Kevin and I decided to make a Continue Reading »