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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Kadijah Mansaray: Last Night & This Morning

Kadijah received visitors last night before going to bed on Monday night.
Lucy cautiously watches the IV drip in Kadijah and
Paul (James elder brother, a pastor), prays with Kadijah. Weakened but trying to cope well, Kadijah is fighting this illness.

Received the following email with photos attached this morning:

Email from: James Bombolia Mansaray
toVicki Hicks
dateTue, Jun 15, 2010 at 3:34 AM
3:34 AM

Hello Mama,

Its morning here and Kadijah still on the second IV. What a long night!
I had to talk and talk before I could convince the nurses to allow me to sleep here. I dare not leave her alone.
We were up all night, sleeping on a chair five minutes and then off just like that. Crazy, but ok. I hope this ends quick and she gets back home.
I just washed her up and dressed her well.
I gave her a plate of Quaker oats
and she ate well.
She refused to drink fearing throw ups.
Now she is back in bed with the IV on
which I guess will be finished in three hours time.
Seeing the doc this morning again, so please pray.
Thanks for all.

Oh Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God Have Mercy upon me a Sinner.