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Adopt Jimmy Dean! Terrible Tragedy/About my Little BrotherDean

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BENEFITING: Living Waters for the World

EVENT DATE: Nov 25, 2012

Cheryl Dean

THE STORY:

Urgent Relief - to care for my Brother, who's SELFLESS act to save another made his life a Disaster, became Brain Injured, was Falsely Imprisoned for 5 years.

http://www.kmov.com/home/St-Louis-Man-accused-of-locking-a-disabled-man-in-his-basement-for-years-171610761.html

y Name is Cheryl, I live in St. Louis Mo.. I have suffered a series of unfortunate events and losses recently. My Brother and I are suffering hardships right now. My disabled brother has endured great suffering. His story is so bizzarre and strange, I was shocked to learn about his abuse and suffering, what happened to him is sad, & ridiculous, and heartbreaking.

James my Little brother suffered TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in his SELFLESS act to save another man. Then his Landlord Falsely Imprisoned him, locked him in his basement with no way to escape for 5 years. James greatly suffered and was abused while the Landlord stole his welfare checks and food stamps.

THE STORY:

WHY HE SUFFERS FROM TBI: (TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY): My little Brothers SELFLESS act to save another persons life: because he interrupted the beating of another man to save this man's life who was getting beat by two thugs. James interuppted them, and James' life was put in peril, almost lost his own life and it cost him dearly. James was attacked, robbed, kidnapped, and beaten in the head a tire iron, when they took him to the River to finish him off the Police saw the van turn it's lights off heading to the river. The Police drew their guns on them after they saw my bloodied brother, and ordered them halt. James was taken to the emergency room. It's a miracle he survived.

How this was uncovered:

They say when one door closes another one opens. I had just lost my Father and the Family business in his suicide, everything was lost. I was helping my Father out of town. My Father was on Paxil. The business failed. On a trip back to St. Louis, I discovered a terrible situation, at my Father's Memorial that my Brother looked very ill, he had dramatically acellerated ageing and lost half of his body mass. He looked horrible, like he had been in a concentration camp with great sufering. He did not look like my Brother at all. (James Dean is my lil Brothers name).

James, my Brother, started telling me that the Landlord Clifford was locking him in the basement, in a 10X10 room, with Iron bars on the windows and doors, concrete floors and walls, a front door of steel, that was put on backwards, because James would try to take the hinges off to escape! The Landlord refused to let James to buy his own food, and James was forced to eat only what he was given. There was a refrigerator in the basement, but it never had any food in it, and the Landlord had it removed.

I was shocked and horrified, by what my brother was telling me, by his looks and the condition of his current state of health.

I confronted the Landlord, and told him False Imprisonment is against the law and a Felony if the person is disabled!. The Landlord did not care, defied my warnings, refused me my Brother, cursed me out etc etc. I told the Landlord he was not getting away with this.

What this Landlord did next is horrible:

James expressed his desire to leave this illegal facility, and told the Landlord that he wanted to take control of his own Social Security check, because he was not receiving proper treatment, nothing good to eat, no money, or treatment for his Head Injury. The Landlord decided to lock him up under lock and key for the past 5 years, with no way to escape. Also, the Landlord physically abused him if he did not take the drugs and over 20 differnt pills a day, for the past 7 years.

I reported this abuse to the Abuse Hotline for Disabled and Elderly abuse, 3 months went by, I was given no information. I took matters into my own hands, realizing my brother could die down there, especially if there was an emergency like a fire or natural disaster with no way out.

On September 6, 2012, I again called the Police, realizng if there was a fire my Brother would die. The Police arrived at my prompting, and also found several others in this Landlord's Basement under Lock and Key as well. One man who's name is Joe had been locked up down there for 28 years! I took James to the Emergency room at St. Johns Memorial Hospital.

What this Landlord did next is horrible:

James expressed his desire to leave this illegal facility, and told the Landlord that he wanted to take control of his own Social Security check, because he was not receiving proper treatment, nothing good to eat, no money, or treatment for his Head Injury. The Landlord decided to lock him up under lock and key for the past 5 years, with no way to escape. Also, the Landlord physically abused him if he did not take the drugs and over 20 differnt pills a day, for the past 7 years.

I reported this abuse to the Abuse Hotline for Disabled and Elderly abuse, 3 months went by, I was given no information. I took matters into my own hands, realizing my brother could die down there, especially if there was an emergency like a fire or natural disaster with no way out.

On September 6, 2012, I again called the Police, realizng if there was a fire my Brother would die. The Police arrived at my prompting, and also found several others in this Landlord's Basement under Lock and Key as well. One man who's name is Joe had been locked up down there for 28 years! I took James to the Emergency room at St. Johns Memorial Hospital.

 

HIS CURRENT CONDITION: A long recovery ahead.

James has a very long road to recovery, we need you to help  him and get him well.

James was only 139lbs on September 6, 2012.  He has lost over 1/2 his body mass, because for 5 years he laid in a bed! He is very anemic and has poor liver function.  I am trying to get him to put on weight. I am taking him to Physical and Speech Therapy, Neuro Psycology and Medical Doctors. My Life is on hold and I am his caregiver. James is ill, and has a very life threatening condition.   His B-12 output is very high, and that B12 is crucial to making red blood cells.  James sleeps alot, is very depressed from the trauma  and is emotionally worn out, he is very tired.
It is a miracle he did not die.

Emotionally, physically,  he has been severely traumatized. James has suffered much Mental Cruelty!

I have exhausted my resources, and receive no support from anyone to help him.

This is too much for me to bear alone.  We need you support.

WHY YOU CAN TRUST US:

THE NEWS VIDEO IS A TRUE AND FACTUAL CASE. YOU ARE WELCOME TO CONTACT THE NEWS REPORTER WHO COVERED THIS STORY. WE CAN PROVIDE RECORDS ABOUT HIS MEDICAL CONDITION, AND WE CURRENTLY HAVE ALMOST  $4,000 IN UN COVERED MEDICAL EXPENSES.  STATE MEDICAID ONLY COVERS A SMALL PORTION OF WHAT HE NEEDS, AS STATE FUNDING HAS BEEN CUT DRAMATICALLY.

JAMES IS IM-POVERISHED AND DESTITUTE. HE OWNS NOTHING.

James has suffered tremendously, and then was locked  in a Landlord's basement in a prison setting with no way to escape, his pain in un-imaginable.

ALL I CAN GIVE HIM IS NOT NEARLY ENOUGH!  HE HAS DONE WITHOUT SO MUCH FOR SO LONG!

IMPACT:

YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT IN HIS WORLD, AND BE A BLESSING TO THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR GIVING.   HIS WORLD WILL BE A DIFFERENT MUCH BETTER WORLD WITH YOUR HELP. HELP ME STAY OUT OF DEBT  RELIEVE SOME STRESS, AND PREVENT ESCALING DEBT FOR HIS WELL BEING.   EVEN THE SMALLEST AMOUNT IS APPRECIATED. YOUR GIVING WILL IMPACT HIS MORALE, AND WILL GO A LONG WAY TO LIFTING HIS SPIRIT. 

THE MISSION:

WHERE YOUR DONATIONS WILL GO:

Medical costs,  Costs associated with detoxing him off the drugs he was put on, Physical, & Mental therapy (Long term), Cognitive therapy, driving therapy,  medical tests not covered,  costs and co-pay to non providers of medicaid,   Legal fees for his Attorney. Dental care:  James is in desperate need of dental care.

PLEASE SHARE WITH ME IN MY EFFORT TO GET HIM WELL, YOU CAN BE PART OF JAMES' RECOVERY.

YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT WILL GO A LONG WAY TO HELP  PROVIDE RESOURCES  AND ACCESS TO THE PROPER   AND EFFICIENT HEALTHCARE TO IMPROVE HIS PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH.

YOU CAN HELP IMPROVE HIS WILL TO GET WELL AND AID IN HIS LONG  RECOVERY BY IMPROVING HIS MORALE WITH YOUR GIVING.

YOU CAN HELP IMPROVE HIS LIVING CONDITIONS AND TO  PROVIDE NECESSARY COMFORTS HE HAS HAD TO DO WITHOUT, AND NOT ABLE TO ENJOY.

YOU CAN HELP TURN A DISASTER INTO A BLESSING.

JAMES CANNOT GET BACK ALL THE YEARS HE LOST, ERASE ALL THE SUFFERING, OR REMOVE HIS SCARS, OR ALL THE PAIN HE'S BEEN THROUGH, BUT WITH YOUR SUPPORT, YOU CAN HELP TO HEAL HIS WOUNDS, JUST KNOWING SOMEONE CARES WILL MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN HIS MORALE 

HELP ME STUFF HIS STOCKING THIS CHRISTMAS WITH GIFTS OF LOVE BY MAKING SURE HE HAS A REALLY WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS. HE HAS MISSED OUT ON ALL THOSE THINGS, AND HAS HAD NO REAL COMFORTS IN LIFE.

  BTW:   HIS BIRTHDAY IS JAN 21ST.

IF WE DON'T REACH OUR ENTIRE GOAL, THE FUNDS WILL GO TOWARDS MEDICAL EXPENSES.

 JAMES NEEDS YOU TO HELP HIM ON THIS LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY. ESPECIALLY WITH EXPENSES.

JAMES IS CURRENTLY BROKE WE ARE SUFFERING BECAUSE OF LACK OF FINANCES, LACK OF ALMOST EVERYTHING!  

YOU CAN HELP PUT AN END TO HIS SUFFERING WITH YOUR DONATION. YOUR DONATIONS ARE THE ANSWER TO JAMES OVERALL HEALING.

JAMES IS  SO DESERVING. MAKE A DIFFERENCE  TODAY IN HIS LIFE.

If you can't donate funds  you may send other useful items or gifts to him at :  16105 Swingley Ridge Road,  unit #21,  Chesterfield, Mo. 63017.

or email him at jamesadeanii@gmail.com. or call 1-855-352-9620

 

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  MOST OF ALL:  THANK YOU!

 

 

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$525

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  • Tom Dean

    $100

  • Pam Dean

    $400

  • Tommy Goff

    $25

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Donor Comments

Tom Dean

Tom Dean

DONATION: $100

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Pam Dean

Pam Dean

DONATION: $400

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Tommy Goff

Tommy Goff

DONATION: $25

4 years ago