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Tuesday - Thursday, November 6th - 8th

Hello there!

  The last three days have been good ones for Otto.  He continues to be stronger and is showing no more signs of internal bleeding.  Things have seemed to have settled for now.  He has been on multiple walks and even stayed out in the healing garden for over an hour the other day!  Of course, he enjoyed playing Monopoly Deal with one of the wonderful volunteers. 


  Otto has been allowed to start back with solid foods.  We are sticking to one new item a day from a list of easily digestible foods.  So far, so good!  He continues to drink bone broth, which we feel has been very helpful to his healing process.

  Today, we were asked if we wanted to take portraits through the Circle of Care organization.  Apparently, they do this once a year and often ask to use them in decorating the hallway of 7-3.  We aren't sure if we will be up on the wall, however, we had a fun time participating!  Glamour shots at its finest!!


  Thank you to all who have visited this past week.  Otto has been in high spirits due to seeing friends and family.  We also continue to thank you for your prayers and positive wishes.  We really feel as though this has been tremendously helpful in Otto's journey.  In addition, we would also like to thank everyone with their sweet, kind gestures - whether it be a home cooked meal, a night out, or a delivery of bone broth, all is appreciated!

  We are hoping all is well with everyone.  Thanks so much for all your love and support!  One would say we are moving mountains!!

  Mark, Leigh, Otto, Tess and Lulu


  1. Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family! Otto - you and your family have inspired so many people with your strength and courage each and every day. Keep on moving those mountains, kiddo!
    Much love always -
    Mrs. Grieder

  2. Awwww! Love the photos!!! The Otto B Strong sweatshirt is DOPE! (I know. No one says that anymore... except me when I be a gangsta'!)

    Sending our love Otto, Leigh, Mark, Tess and Lulu!

  3. I love your pictures. They are beautiful!!! I'm so happy to hear how good Otto's days have been. Much love and prayers sent to all the Funderburk's.❤️

  4. It was so nice to meet you all and take your pictures ... is an honor to be a part of your journey -


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