Angel Christopher ^i^

Angel Christopher ^i^


Maria Faller

I just wanted to send a tribute to the most courageous & greatest boy that I ever knew -- my 7-year-old-son Christopher who died on March 24, 1998. He had restrictive cardiomyopathy from birth & had his heart transplant on Oct 8, 1997 (he was the boy with the piggyback transplant & had 2 hearts). After being admitted to Children's Hospital on Jan 19, 1998 with chronic diarrhea, we were told that he had PTLD as a result of the donor heart being positive for the Epstein-Barr Virus, which he previously had tested negative for. He fought a long, hard, horrible battle, but in the end his poor little body just wore out. Christopher always tried so very hard!! I miss him terribly & I wanted to send out this tribute to my brave little boy:

Angel Christopher ^i^
The life of one person cannot be measured in time
The impact of a life cut so short should be shared with all
So we can help those left behind heal their broken hearts
Time will be what is needed now -- to remember Christopher --
As a son, brother, grandson, greatgrandson, cousin, nephew, student, friend
Christopher was a special someone to each and every one of us
His memory will be with us for always
Each one of us has been touched in some way by Christopher
His rosy cheeks that held the laughter of a happy child
His courage as a fighter
Or his hidden strength for someone so young
A life taken from us much too soon
When we remember Christopher these thoughts come to mind
We should be thankful for the time that Christopher blessed our lives
And know he is at peace now...
And forever in our thoughts and in our hearts.

I love you Christopher,

Your Mommy

Maria Faller



You can send email to Maria at: LegoBeaver@aol.com
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anniversary date 03-24-98
date of post 05-18-98

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