Perhaps it was my way of hoping I wouldn't have to; that by some miracle everything would turn out fine and there would be no news to share. Unfortunately, that's not the case. While everyday, there is positive information, there is still a huge uphill battle facing this boy and his family.
Twenty days ago, my friend's nephew was shot in the head. The details are fuzzy at this point as to the actual incident, but this 16 year old boy was not expected to live through the night. Today, he blew his mother (my friend's sister) a kiss.
She's been blogging everyday, keeping everyone up to date on his amazing, yet still far from over, progress. She hasn't left the hospital in all this time, staying bedside with her "handsome boy". Please take a moment to read her inspirational words: