I am so blessed to be the father of such a strong and faithful son. While his illness impacted his body, his spirit and faith in God only grew stronger through his battle. Every night after saying prayers together and kissing him good night, I told him that he was my hero. I am certain love was the source of his strength. Love of his family and friends, and most importantly love of God.
Andre’s doctors, nurses, and the staff at St. Jude were his heroes. Words simply cannot describe the care, dedication, and hope bestowed upon every child treated there. He trusted them and they always made him feel safe. Andre proudly participated in trials and new protocols and understood that he was receiving treatment pioneered only at St. Jude. However, his doctors and nurses could not offer scientific or medical reasons for several positive outcomes during his treatment. We called those outcomes miracles, and we continue to pray for the hands of God working at St. Jude.
We will be running a 10K in Memphis to support Andre’s heroes on December 7th. Please support Team Andre by donating to St. Jude.