Friday, July 26, 2013

Good News Friday: Supporting Patrick

Patrick is two-years-old and suffers from leukemia. Recently, the boy lost all his hair due to the disease and treatments.

Patrick’s father, Jon, decided he would shave his head in solidarity with his son, and then asked his co-workers to do the same.

And they did.



The thing is that Patrick’s father works for the Secret Service as part of the security detail that protects former President George H.W. Bush.

And the elder Bush decided he, too, would go bald in support of Patrick.



George HW Bush also helped launch www.patrickspals.org which helps raise money for Patrick's treatment.

Very, very cool.

6 comments:

the dogs' mother said...

:-)

anne marie in philly said...

I have always liked GHWB and his wife; they have done some worthwhile good here and abroad, such as this story points out. GHWB's guvmint policies, OTOH, not so good.

viktor kerney said...

cool

designing wally said...

Very sweet story.
(I had not realized that HW & Barbara had a young child that died from the disease.)

Ron said...

Same here, I've always liked George and Barbara Bush too, especially Barbara Bush. George did a good thing here. By the way, he has a fifteen man Secret Service detail?

Biki Honko said...

What a sweet thing to do to shave their heads to support that adorable little boy.