Star Wars Fans Raise $15,000 For Sick Baby “Leah”
I will tell you Disney/Star Wars people are by far some of the nicest people I have ever known.
If you have a moment check out this cute article from KTLA.
The parents of a sick, 4-month-old baby girl named “Leah” are thanking Star Wars fans for raising an estimated $15,000 to help pay for the costs of the infant’s growing medical bills. Leah has spent the majority of her short life in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at UCLA Medical Center due to a “mystery illness.”
At one month old, she suffered a seizure. Since then, she’s had five spinal taps, numerous muscle biopsies and other tests, but her team of 40 doctors have not yet been able to diagnose the problem.
“We still don’t know and I think that’s the most frustrating part,” says Dr. Andy Wen.
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If you’re interested in learning more about Leah or donating to the Baby Leah Fund, go to: http://princessleahdiaries.blogspot.com/
Photo credit Princess Leah’s Facebook page
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