I am so very, very sad. The same week my family is gathering in upstate NY to celebrate the 90+ years my grandmother was on this Earth, we're now struggling to comprehend the magnitude of hopelessness in a 12-year-old boy.
The ICU doctors are fighting for his life and he is blanketed by the love and compassion and prayers of his family. Thanks for listening, Lone Reader. Helplessness is a horrible, horrible feeling.