Team Braden's Fundraising Page
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Hi, my name is Braden. I am 12 years old and still undiagnosed.


Motto: Smarter Than You Think 

Champion Teammate: Scott Hatch

High School Team: Hays Baseball

I was born at 34 weeks by emergency c-section with central hypotonia (low muscle tone, extreme head lag), no suck, swallow, gag or cough reflex (dysphagia), neonatal encephalopathy, severe developmental delay, optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH), hypermetropia, astigmatism, staring spells, head “spinning”, cortical visual impairment, intermittent extropia, 50% bilateral conductive hearing loss before PE tubes, 20-30% loss after PE tubes (chronic purulent otitis media, actute otitis media), tracheitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, micrognathia (small, set back jaw), a strong, left cavovarus foot deformity, generalized convulsive epilepsy, epilepsy characterized by intractable complex partial seizures,  and unfortunately, I am still undiagnosed with some sort of neuro-metabolic disorder/infantile cerebral palsy.  

My good news includes the fact that I am still alive, happy and walking at ELEVEN years old this past November! I enjoy bath time, going to the beach, so I can feel the waves crash up against my belly and wiggling in the sand. I also love to swing in circles and throw rings to my nurses, teachers, therapists, mom, dad and Grandma. I also take pleasure in watching cartoons and game shows. 

My mom, Crystal, is also a pretty big advocate for me and other friends like me who need Medicaid and support services to survive at home and in the public school system.  My mom fully believes in these words from her favorite poem: “I asked God to take away my pain. God said, No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, No. His spirit was whole, his body was only temporary.” 

ABOUT 2018 MM - R2U
Name Date Amount Comments
Bara Scotti 09/29/2018 $25.00 Go Team Braden!
Jeff Deane 09/27/2018 $50.00 Good luck! Go Braden!
Fire Station 20C 09/27/2018 $200.00 Keep on keeping on Braden. We've got your back buddy.
Allen and Monica Buie 09/18/2018 $75.00 Hope you have a great run Braden!
Chuck and Marilyn Jehl 09/17/2018 $1,000.00 You are all amazing and we hope you reach your goal! Knock it out of the park Braden! We are cheering you on always.
Cathy Hurta 09/12/2018 $25.00 All my love
Jennifer Franke 09/12/2018 $100.00  
Elida Dandridge 09/10/2018 $50.00 You are amazing!
Sara Moren 09/05/2018 $40.00 Good luck reaching your goal!
Mark Bridges 09/05/2018 $50.00  
Jeremy Copus 09/04/2018 $50.00  
Larry Clowry 09/04/2018 $25.00  
Danny Wynn 09/04/2018 $25.00 Good luck Buddy!!
Matthew Pailes 09/03/2018 $50.00  
Nadia Martinez 09/03/2018 $25.00 Hugs
Lindsey Ramirez 09/01/2018 $25.00 Way to go braden!
Kyle Langhorst 08/31/2018 $25.00  
Scott Hatch 08/31/2018 $200.00 Go Braden!
Anonymous Friend 08/31/2018 $100.00  
Courtney Poole 08/31/2018 $25.00 What a blessing you all are! Hope this helps with something! ♥️
Anonymous Friend 08/31/2018 $500.00 ⚾️ God Bless Braden ⚾️
Linda Vasquez 08/31/2018 $50.00  
Anonymous Friend 08/28/2018 $250.00  
Brett Ketchum 08/28/2018 $50.00  
Robert Tijerina 08/27/2018 $25.00  
Norma Schendel 08/27/2018 $100.00  
The Bryants 08/27/2018 $100.00 We love yall! Go Braden!
Kyle Melton 08/27/2018 $25.00  
Anonymous Friend 08/26/2018 $500.00 Because sometimes super heroes come in unexpected packages! ❤️ SUPER BRADEN!
John Seel 08/26/2018 $25.00  
  Total $3,790.00  
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