Tuesday, August 17, 2010

My Son Bobby on the News

Most of you know that three years ago our son Bobby was diagnosed with a form of lymphoma. He endured several very difficult months of chemotherapy followed by much more time of recovery. We praise the Lord that today Bobby remains cancer free. We also thank the Lord for carrying us through that trial.

Our local Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has asked Bobby to be their "hero" for this year as they strive to raise funds for more research into blood cancers. Tonight the LLS held a kickoff for their fundraising. The fun part was that it took place at our local minor league baseball stadium. Bobby was given the honor of throwing out the first pitch at tonight's Sand Gnats game.

On top of all this, some reporters from a local TV affiliate attended the kickoff. They interviewed Alice and Bobby. Read the news article here.

2 comments:

Nicholas said...

That's cool, Eric. Good to see Bobby and Alice on the news clip online! I remember those days in the hospital... praising God for Bobby's good health and normal boyhood.

Eric said...

Nick,

Thank you! God has been so good to us through this saga. Frankly, we have had it much easier than many families do. Bobby has now been cancer-free for over three years. It was a lot of fun for him to be able to throw out the first pitch.