Superman Sam!

Every parent’s worse nightmare is their child being sick. Ima on the Bima (Phyllis), a fellow Jblogger, and awesome person, is facing such a nightmare, along with husband Michael.

Their six year old son Sam was diagnosed a week ago with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He is currently in the hospital on Day 6 of chemotherapy. He’s a sweet boy with an infectious smile and is loved by his 3 siblings, parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, and many many many friends the whole world over.

My heart hurts for him and his family and as a friend I want to do all I can to help. If you are the praying kind his Hebrew name is Shmuel Asher ben HaRav Pesah Esther.

If you want to do something tangible, snap a pic of yourself, your dog, your cat, your baby, anyone, in a superhero costume, print and mail it over to Sam to put on his hospital wall. Read this: Superheroes for Sam Project  and follow directions for mailing.

Follow along with the Sommer family as they chronicle this painful journey that they have just embarked upon by reading their blog.

Sending all my love for a refuah shleimah.

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  1. rachelli says:

    such a sweet little one. will follow his blog and of course he will be in our tefillot.

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