"Can you imagine what it feels like when right in front of your eyes, your son is screaming, “Sister, My stomach is bursting! Please do something! My stomach is bursting from the inside!” My wife and I were standing by his bed side. His eyes were open, but he did not even see us and he was calling out for a nurse. He was torn apart in pain".
The night this family will never forget
“Upon testing his liver, they said he has something more critical, and the hospital is not equipped to deal with it. So we moved him to another facility.”
The worst nightmare- Their son was walking towards death
He does not have time. He is holding onto life by a thread.
"I go to work at 5:45 AM and come back late in the night. I am not around for my boys most of the time, and I wish I was. I could have probably prevented this. Nobody can stop him from racing to an ice cream shop or a masala puri store to buy something to eat. Could it be the food or the water that did this to him?"
“Amma, I feel like something is going to happen to me. Like I am going to die. This is going to kill me, isn’t it? It is very painful Amma. Please tell me I’m going to be alright.”
He is in so much pain, much more than what a 12-year-old could tolerate
"My friends have been my pillar of strength until now. They have sent me every rupee necessary to keep my son alive. Whatever they earn even if it is Rs. 10 or Rs. 20, they pool it together, talk to someone at the bus stand, taxi stand or a passing lorry to come deliver it to us in Kochi. Last night, after a terrible complication, I had a large bill to pay. They immediately got some money ready and sent it through a passing vehicle this morning. I do not know what I would have done without them."
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