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Manuel's Story

3 years old

Nervous System Condition

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Meet Manuel

You can’t help but smile when you meet Manuel! He is playful, sweet, and such a delight!


Recent Updates

Manuel continues to surprise us by conquering challenges each time we see him. He has become so much stronger and the pride he feels is obvious. Seeing that same pride in his nanny’s face is a gift to witness. With the benefit of physical therapy and his nanny’s encouragement, we believe he will conquer even more mountains. We’re so proud of Manuel.

Manuel is now a thriving 3 year old! He is spirited and clever. He loves to join in on any game and quickly picks up new words. He has learned how to say “OK,” and his nannies even taught him how to give the hand signal which he uses frequently throughout the day. Manuel spent his birthday having fun with with his nannies and nurses. We love Manuel and we feel privileged to celebrate and care for him.

Manuel is a bright and cheerful boy. His nannies are proud of how smart he is. Manuel’s favorite toys are building blocks, and we love hearing his belly laugh as he watches his block towers crash to the floor. It’s exciting to discover new things that make Manuel happy. Thank you for your continued prayers as we care for him.

Manuel enjoyed everything December included—especially the caroling! He loved showing off his musical abilities as he loudly sang along with the guitars. He is a true entertainer, and we love that about him. We look forward to celebrating the new year with Manuel.

Manuel is practicing a lot of new words! His favorite is “hao” which means “good.” He especially likes using “hao” after someone asks how his food tastes. Another favorite is to give a loud “buh-bye” whenever someone leaves the room. He’s so proud of himself, and can’t help but giggle in delight afterward!

Manuel is curious and sweet, and he enjoys playing with the younger babies in his room. He learns best by mimicking his nannies, and he blows the sweetest goodbye kisses as he exclaims “mwaaah!”

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