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Organized by: Kristie Simmons

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Update on Don (3-8-16)
March 08, 2016

Went to his neurological Dr today. ...didn't  get a CT today but will get one in the next few days. We had a bit of trouble with paperwork since See More


Hello, my name is Kristie and I am raising money for a wonderful man, Don Kiest. We all have unforeseen things happen in our lives and things get turned upside down. That's what happened to Don. He had a massive seizure on February 2 and was sent to Erlanger Hospital. He spent 16 days in ICU where he was on life support for 14 of those days. The doctor did not expect him to make it and if he did, they said he would be paralyzed on his left side and would have severe brain damage. But God was with Don and he woke up and after a couple of days he was moved to a long term acute care Rehabilitation Center. He has done well and progressed, he is now getting speech and swallow therapy so they can take his trach and feeding tube out so he will be able to withstand vigorous physical therapy to learn to walk again. Don has always been a hard working man and because he will be out of work for several months I don't want him to lose everything he has worked so hard for. The money raised will go towards Don's bills, so he doesn't loose his home. This would mean so much to me because he is an awesome person that just needs some help during this time. I am so thankful for all that you can do to help Don during this time. And we also land appreciate all the prayers we can get.


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