We Need Help for Sebastien!

We need your help to send Sebastien to Minnesota for medical care.  He has a chance to get additional surgery on his feet so that he can walk without help.  Sebastien needs $ 2000 to cover the cost of his trip out and back.

Sebastien just turned 11 years old on the 12th of June.  Many of you have followed his story for the last few years since he came to God's Littlest Angels.  Sebastien was born with bilateral club feet.  Both of his feet turned inward and he walked on the outside edges of his feet.  His mother had placed him in an orphanage in Leogane because she could no longer care for him.  She wanted more for her son than to stand alongside the road and beg for money to live. 

He has had multiple surgeries on his feet here in Haiti and they still are not right.  He is back to using a walker at times and even using in a wheelchair at times! This could not go on and we do not want Sebastien confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.  So we decided that we needed to find help for him outside of Haiti.

Months ago, I put out a call and many people responded. We even had a doctor say his practice would do the surgery but then it's going to be such a specialized surgery that he recommended we try to find someone with more experience in this type of surgery.

Amy Tweedt, director of the agency God's Children, in Minnesota has championed Sebastien's case since the very beginning.  She contacted me about him back in 2011and I told her about the orthopedic children's hospital where he could have his first surgery done.  She was instrumental in getting him transferred to GLA after his surgery.  After Amy heard about the need for a new doctor, she was determined to find a doctor who was able to do his surgery and she did!

Sebastien is scheduled to go to Minnesota to Gillette Children's Specialty Care for evaluation and surgery as soon as we can get a visa for him to travel to the USA.  He might be there as long as 6 months and we pray that he can walk without any aid at the end of the treatment!  We are still praying for a family to adopt Sebastien, too.

Please if you have ever met Sebastien and sat with him and enjoyed this bright and vivacious little boy, help us get him to Minneapolis for his medical treatment.  Would you consider making a small donation to pay for Sebastien and his escort's airfare and visa?

Donate HERE to help Sebastien get the surgery he needs!

4 comments (Add your own)

1. Alanna wrote:
Where there is great love there are always miracles. Thanking God for His great love for us and this little guy!

Mon, June 30, 2014 @ 6:41 AM

2. Jodi wrote:
Does Sebastien need a family during his surgery and recovery time? If so, we would love to be considered as an option. We have been licensed foster parents for the State of Minnesota since September 1998. We would love the opportunity to be a family for Sebastian while he is here. I can discuss this further via email if this would be an option. My email address is jlynnvbosch@hotmail.com

Thank you!!

Sun, July 13, 2014 @ 9:04 PM

3. Rinnor wrote:
LoveFeast Table bb Blog Archive bb Join Us At The Table To Benefit Haiti lovefeasttable.com/blog/join-us-at-the-table-to-benefit-haiti view page cacehd Yes we’re bloggers but more importantly we’re moms of nine kids total. On a daily basis we feed our kids, our friend’s kids and the kid’s in the neighborhood and sometimes even those we don’t know. As we share meals around the table with our children in our homes, it is hard at a time like this not to think about other moms, children, and families in Haiti. We would like to push up Read moreYes we’re bloggers but more importantly we’re moms of nine kids total. On a daily basis we feed our kids, our friend’s kids and the kid’s in the neighborhood and sometimes even those we don’t know. As we share meals around the table with our children in our homes, it is hard at a time like this not to think about other moms, children, and families in Haiti. We would like to push up a few extra “virtual” chairs and “serve” some love and food to those who are now in such dire need. View page

Sun, November 23, 2014 @ 6:31 PM

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