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Tami Erickson
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Trip to St. Louis
Last weekend, I went with Mum to St. Louis to go to the American Music Therapy Conference.  At the opening of the conference, we showed a 10 minute clip from "Music Got Me Here" to over 1800 music therapists and then we showed the whole movie 2 times during...
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October Update
Hello everyone, it's Forrest.  Sorry that it has been so long since we updated the blog.  I only spent two nights at the hospital in Cleveland after my last surgery.  My recovery has been good and I have been busy. Me with Tom, Kim, Grace, Toliver and the M...
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Post Surgery Update
Forrest's surgery yesterday went smoothly.  Dr. Kumar is very happy with the outcome.  He was able to remove most of the hardware and revise the graft.  We can't wait to see it in full once the dressing is removed!  He has not had any complications post-op,...
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A Planned Surgery
Hello friends, Tami here.  Team 44 is in Cleveland this week for Forrest to have surgery tomorrow (Friday, September 15th).  This was a planned surgery to reduce the likelihood of the recurrent infections that have beleaguered Forrest.  Why Cleveland, you m...
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A Month of Adventures (with a lot of pictures!)
Hi everyone!  This is Forrest.  It has been a little over a month since we last updated and I have a lot to fill you in on! Speaking to the crowd at Berklee after showing the movie On May 10th, Mom and Dad rolled out to the Galapagos and Toliver, Tami and I...
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Another Big Moment (and other updates)
Forrest, Thursday, April 27th was yet another milestone in your journey.  The stomach tube that has been your constant companion for the length of your recovery was finally removed!  Dr. Falkenstein performed the much anticipated procedure and you have been...
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The Boston Marathon Milestone!
Darlin' Forrest, There are some milestones along your journey that simply take my breath away.  April 17, 2017 will always be remembered as one of those Magical Milestones. For the first time in over six years you set out on a road trip with a friend...no M...
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Boston Marathon Match Monday
As many of you know, my friend Charlotte Davis has run the Boston Marathon the past two years in my honor.  She has decided to run a third (and final time) this year!!!  Her goal is to raise $20,000 on behalf of the Boston Medical Center, and whatever she r...
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Home Again!!!
We made it!!!  With Dr. Kumar's blessing after reviewing your CT, Tami's amazing support, your good humor and nurse Pauline joyfully pulling all the paper work together, we broke out of Hopkins yesterday afternoon!!! I can only describe your outlook on the ...
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Update from Toliver
Hi friends, Toliver here.  My person, Forrest had a really good day today.   He had some special visitors and video chats.   FaceTime with Austin!  I miss seeing puppy Martin, but I hope that he is doing good in his training with CCI. Megan, Abby and Tina d...
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