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We are a young family raising money to help pay for our 9-month-old neurologically damaged daughter's medical expenses.

As a child with Cerebral Paulsy, Langston would greatly benefit from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). Unfortunately, it costs over $200 per hour. Please reach out to us by helping what you can to give her the access to this life changing procedure.


Her story:

At two days old, Langston stopped breathing.

She began to seize and developed a hypoxic injury to her brain. Her medical provider refused to listen to us, her parents, suggestions and treatment requests. They treated her incorrectly and ineffectively. The doctors did not use a cooling device and did not focus on repairing the damage - they focused on finding who to blame for this. They gave her a g-tube because she wasn't eating, and a tracheostomy to allow her to breathe. After two months, she came home with us. They told her us to consider adoption and that we were too young to handle the responsibility of a special needs child. We refused to give up our beautiful little girl.

Upon leaving the NICU, her leading resident came up to us and said "I didn't expect her to make it out, you have a very strong little girl"

Today, Langston is 8 months old. She can't eat by mouth, she doesn't sit up, she doesn't babble or coo or bat at toys. She can't. But she can feel the love that everyone gives her.

Several times per month, we are drive over three hours to Philadelphia so that Langston can have a chance at normalizing her life as much as possible. She has Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, and more.

Her mother, 22, is unable to work, as Langston requires constant care and special attention around the clock. Her father, 20, had to discontinue his pursue of an IT degree in college so that he could provide for the family.

The money you give to Langston will help more than you know. We will be able to pay Langston's medical bills, afford her prescriptions, be able to purchase medical supplies and procedures that insurance won't pay for, and we won't have to miss an appointment because we don't have the money for gas.

Thank you :)
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