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Why 2015 could be Alex’s best year

I touched a little on it recently, but Alex’s new home’s upper management seem to be significantly more concerned about doing what’s best for Alex than his last home. This is just one of many reasons I’m thinking this year … Continue reading

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Post-KKI Alex

[ I apologize for the lack of contact, I'm actually at work right now delaying my "clock-in" time, so to speak, in order to write something up - it's been a crazy, crazy couple of years ] Initially, Alex went … Continue reading

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Vote yes on Oregon measure 91

Alex visits are extremely draining when he’s almost three hours away (round trip). As such, I won’t be posting a lot about him unless there are major changes. But I figured our ballot measure is worth at least a quick … Continue reading

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Alex returns!!

This is a bit delayed, but we finally got Alex out of KKI and back to Oregon! He won’t be getting back on OMMP any time soon as his new home is over 90 minutes away from us, making daily … Continue reading

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Alex is cannabis-free in Baltimore

Well, after a lot of fighting we got Alex to the Kennedy Krieger Institute. It was a ridiculous battle, and shame on Providence for trying to deny somebody as obviously in need as Alex. Their initial denial was flimsy at … Continue reading

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Updates – KKI, hash oil, and general news

I’d like to say first and foremost that we wanted to thank all of our supporters. in the past few months, even with very few updates from us, we have received tons of emails and Facebook messages supporting us and … Continue reading

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I think I’m done

After stating the blog would go on, I haven’t touched it. Partly I don’t feel like putting up more because I’m satisfied that Alex’s story was able to really be told. Partly I feel like the updates aren’t helpful since … Continue reading

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A happy Alex, yet another interview, and other updates

First, since surgery, Alex has been doing really well. This should not be the case from everything we’ve learned about the SEGA (the growth in his brain they removed), but we’re not going to complain. We’ve been told by doctors … Continue reading

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Why cannabis must be legalized – a non-user’s perspective

The federal government recently refused to reclassify cannabis, stating it still hasn’t been proven to have medical value. Of course, it’s a tough thing to prove when the government allows very limited research on the subject. And to be honest, … Continue reading

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We’re finally back home

We visited Alex on the way back from the grower, and he was doing pretty well, though he needs to be wrapped up, and is definitely wanting to do more running than he’s allowed to. The surgery definitely hasn’t slowed … Continue reading

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