This is going to be a slight detour from what I normally post on my blog.
There is a beautiful little girl in England named Belle (actually it's Ellie, but I know her as Belle through her mum, Kirsty) that needs your help. Belle is about the same age as my Jacob, but something is wrong with her. In England they have a National Healthcare System and while it is wonderful in many ways, it seems to have let Belle down because they simply cannot figure out what is wrong with her. There is a video on Kirsty's blog of Belle explaining what she needs, but she has been given an incredible opportunity to come to the States and see some specialists and needs your help to get here.
I have known (in the online/message board sense) Kirsty for several years and one of the things that has always struck me is what an amazing mother she is (on top of being a super-talented paper artist.) I urge you to go back through the archives of her blog and read about her relationship with Ellie...they are incredible, both in spirit and their love for each other. Belle's story has always touched me and I hope that it will touch you too and that you can help them in some small way.
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