Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Prayers for Granton

Granton is a six month old baby boy who has been diagnosed with SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) more commonly known as the "bubble boy" disease. Granton's grandpa is Greg's stepbrother. The baby is currently fighting RSV and PCP (a very severe type of pneumonia). A bone marrow transplant is a very effective treatment for SCID, but is more likely to be successful if performed on an infection free patient. Please pray that Granton will win his battle with his current illnesses, that a good bone marrow match will be found, that his parents will continue to be strong through this difficult time, that the medical personnel will have wisdom in treating Granton, that the rest of his family will find some measure of comfort, and that God will continue to hold them all tightly in his loving arms, especially this precious baby boy. His parents have started a web site to post daily updates for family and friends. The site is

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