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Sunday and Monday, November 4th and 5th

Good evening, all!

  Otto has had two nice days in a row.  He's shown more energy and is taking walks, chatting it up with nurses and enjoying hanging out.  We have also had a few visitors over the last few days.  That has also been nice.

  We heard back from Boston and we will be having a phone conference with one of their oncologists that have reviewed his records.  Although our doctor has been in contact with the one in Boston along with warning us that we will most likely hear the same diagnosis and treatment protocol from her, we still need to talk to this lady.  We just need to know if there are other alternatives to the path we are currently on.

  We do say it often, but it bears repeating.  Thank you to each and every one of you who find the time to send love, prayers and positive thoughts our way.  We really do find it helpful, more so Otto.  That's part of where we feel he finds his strength to fight.  He has so many people in his corner!!

Sending you all so much love!

Mark, Leigh, Otto, Tess and Lulu


  1. Looking good, kiddo!! So happy to hear you’ve had a couple good days in a row. Keep them coming!!!!
    Much love always-
    Mrs. Grieder

  2. So glad to see he had a good few days! Looking good kiddo! Way to go Otto!!!! Love that smile! You got this! Much love to you all! ❤️❤️❤️

  3. We love you Funder Family!! We are praying and thinking of all of you each day.
    Otto, not sure if you watch NHRA drag racing, but the finals are on TV Sunday. Yea, I know the NFL is on, but who doesn't enjoy watching top fuel dragsters and funny cars go from zero to 300 mph in 3 seconds!
    We love you bud, keep reminding yourself each day that you are more than a conqueror because of Jesus.
    -Brett, Stephanie, Lily and Alexa

  4. Otto, your smile and awesome spirit know a lot more than the numbers :) You not only have this, you’re telling it where to go. We pray for you guys all the time. Hugs and more of them from all of us

  5. I'm Glad that you are enjoying some good days. It must be all the healing prayers coming your way from family , MMS, and friends. Keep fighting, stay strong and receive the prayers and positivity!

  6. So glad to hear he is laughing and walking about. Such a brave young man.His smile is beautiful. Keep enjoying those good days . Hoping you get to have more of them. Sending hugs your way


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