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Saturday, September 16, 2006

A little boy's request

We get lonely when a loved one has fallen ill with a deadly disease. Our hearts bleed even more when the loved one is a child, just beginning to know the world in which he lives in. This is the sad predicament of Pyro's parents and relatives who have to suffer with this 3 year old, the ordeal of battling cancer and the emotional and financial strains associated with the disease. Pyro is the 3 year old nephew of blogger friend, mec who has created a separate blog for her cancer-stricken nephew here. Pyro could have been playing with his relatives and friends today but because of the disease, has to stay in the hospital for chemo treatment instead. This had been ongoing for months now. The little boy can only stand so much.

Logically, a very frail boy would find heroes in strong, well-built, healthy young men. And who else can fit the category better than wrestler Batista. Realizing that the legendary wrestler is in town, little Pyro always talked about wanting to meet him in person. And this brought a glimmer of hope to his family as this would be one good reason for him to find meaning in life and continue fighting the big C. However, Pyro is so frail and too small to even go out of the hospital to see his idol. Thus began the family's crusade to find the handlers of the famous wrestler through email and other means to request for Batista to visit the boy. To help, the famous cat blogger Cath, had the idea of asking our friends to blog about it to somehow extend the reach hoping that it would melt Batista's heart and grant a very sick child's wish.

So, if you, by any chance, has a way of contacting Batista, please let me know or better yet, I will give you my friend's contact number. Thank you in advance.

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6 Comments:

Anonymous bayi said...

I know I can't do much but I wish the boy well and I do hope that someone will at least make his wish come true.

10:47 PM  
Anonymous bugsybee said...

Cath wrote me about this. I'm happy to be given the chance to join both of you and other bloggers in this noble cause. I dearly hope the little boy gets his wish ... and all our prayers.

12:12 PM  
Blogger rolly said...

Bayi That is more than sufficient, my friend.

12:54 PM  
Blogger rolly said...

bugsy Yup, I saw your post and I'm glad you could join in. Thanks.

8:42 PM  
Anonymous sachiko said...

what a beautiful post,rollie..

sana ma grant ang wish ni pyro.

9:12 PM  
Blogger Mec said...

tito rolly... *hugs*

my family and i really thank you and our other friends... and other strangers who have been kind enough to take this cause as your own...

pyro is so blessed...

9:37 PM  

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