Thursday, April 3, 2008

The Reason Why

This is the reason why I continue to raise awareness and hope for a cure. Myles is the son of a fellow Wisconsin preeclampsia survivor. He came into this world too soon at 25 weeks & 4 days and unfortunately passed away in his mommy's arms less than a month later. I am sharing the photo montage she put together in his memory with her permission. It's 18 minutes, so settle in with a tissue as you watch the journey of Myles.

View this montage created at One True Media
Myles Lee Anderson


Myles has touched many lives and will not be forgotten. Until the day comes that mommies do not become ill with preeclampsia, I pledge my heart into this cause.

3 comments:

Becky said...

What a beautiful little guy.

Mindy said...

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Dawn said...

I just watched this little boy's video and am just heartbroken. I can not even fathom going through that struggle, but because of you, Denise, you have raised awareness and care about this.
And, you have helped achieve Myles purpose while he was here.