Friday, June 5, 2009

Hey Mason

Jessica wrote a song for Mason a while back and sang it at a performance at Horton Plaza in San Diego. Mason watches this video several times every weekend I am here at the hospital with him! It makes him smile everytime. Thank you Jessica! - Damon

Monday, May 25, 2009

Mason and Savannah having fun!

This day was a life changer for Mason. Savannah helping Mason sprint yesterday enabled a pass home today. It was Mason's first day home since January. Thank you Savannah!!!

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Mason's Story - Summer benefit concert

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Great day for Mason

Today Mason got a special visitor. Savannah came by with her parents to say hi and brought him a sticker book and a shark. Mason, although very shy had a blast giving Savannah a ride on his wheel chair down to the helicopter pad. Unfortunately no helicopter but still a lot of fun for Mason. Unknown to him, today was his longest sprint yet. Savannah kept Mason entertained and smiling right past his previous best of 2 hours to a full 3 hour sprint today. A big thanks to Barry, Savannah and Lisa for stopping by today and saying hi. Mason, although shy, loves to have visitors.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Who's Jessica Lerner?

Many kids at Brown Junior high want to know........Who is Jessica Lerner??? Well most of you don't know her because she is from SanDiego. She is an up and coming singer and songwriter that we met on our trip to San Diego where Mason got sick. Jessica has just finished her first CD and is working to get it mastered and mass produced. Her talent is absolutely amazing. She can be found performing the national anthem at the San Diego padres games and is currently working with a movie crew to produce her first music video. Some compare her to Taylor Swift. Did you know Taylor Swift before she was famous??? Come to the concert and let your ears be the judge. You will be amazed as she plays guitar and keyboard while her vocals grip your spine with chills of amazement!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Cure JM and Ronald McDonald Benefit concert

In January my son was taken to the ER while we were on vacation in San Diego to run in a 1/2 marathon aimed at raising money for the Cure JM organization. He had been battling JDM for many years but just when we thought the tide was turning a huge wave took him down. Mason battled for his life January, February and March. With the help of great people and great doctors Mason is on the road to recovery and is getting stronger each day. 2-3 kids per million are affected by this disease and its harsh effects. Not all children have to battle the sever stages but Mason is as well as many others across the US. We created this concert in an effort to raise awareness and money for the Cure JM organization and the Ronald McDonald house of Portland. Please come join us and enjoy the awesome talent of the many performers.