Thursday, April 19, 2018

Community rallies to help baby Thiago and family




Eileen and Roberto Ramos fled Venezuela before baby Thiago was born with a rare genetic disorder that claimed the life of his sister at age 5.

Some things simply should not be.

Parents should not watch their 5-year-old daughter, Neelieth – their precious only child – die within a month after she is diagnosed with a disease they never heard of and doctors are helpless to treat.

A family should not wonder, for months, about the whereabouts of a beloved relative, only to have to identify him as a kidnap/murder victim in their own tragic chapter from the horrifying story of a nation in turmoil.

Thiago is diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that causes decreased immunity.

A couple should not have to shutter their business, to be fearful that they may not be able to find food, to wonder what will happen if they need medicines or to be ever watchful for killers who might strike again.

A young mother should not have to leave her home and flee to another country to give the...

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