He was what we call a "micro preemie" In 2007, he came early at 25 weeks
Weighing only 1lb 15 oz.
A handsome boy
A Gamecock fan...although, this Tiger didn't hold that against him.
He remained in the NICU for 100 days.
Just one day in a hospital is too much, imagine being there for 100!
He had his appendix removed but other than that, a real trooper.
I could tell he's a Momma's boy.
Age 4, loving football.
Charming Darrell, and his beautiful mom, Renee.
Micro preemies are so tiny and benefit much from the items we are aiming to purchase for the NICU through our Rescued by Love Portrait Charity event.
For instance, the IV finder is crucial to the care of these tiniest babies. It's a flashlight of sorts, that illuminates the skin so doctors and nurses can see veins more clearly. Go here to watch a little video of one, http://www.accuvein.com/
We would like to provide one for the NICU at a cost of $4500.00. If you'd like to give toward this item, or sponsor Darrell's Wall of Hope portrait you may give using the form below. All gifts are tax deductible and you'll receive a receipt from the Greenville Hospital System.
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