Christen Young

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Category: A Journey Story

Jayden’s Legacy: His Story Part 2

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Many of you read or heard the miraculous story of Jayden Woodson, the little baby that God literally raised from the dead. In 24 hours time, he went from being declared deceased by the doctors and scheduled for organ donation; to opening his eyes, responding to voices, smiling, grasping his mother’s finger, and emphasizing to everyone that he was still there. He was alive!

Personally, I had never witnessed something so amazing before in my entire life. When he was six months old, I had seen little Jayden on the afternoon the day prior to him being declared deceased, lying virtually lifeless in his hospital bed where machines Continue reading

Precious Jayden

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Those that say that miracles don’t exist anymore, have not had the privilege to bear witness to the life of little, Jayden Woodson, for his amazing life can be described as nothing less than miraculous.

In utero, baby boy, Jayden was diagnosed as having hydrocephalus or fluid on his brain, and the decision was made that after his birth a shunt would be placed to drain the fluid so that he could live as normal a life as possible. A harrowing several days after his birth, the doctors were shocked to discover that their diagnosis had not been accurate….he did not in fact have fluid on his brain–he instead had fluid filling the cavity where his brain should have been also known as hydranencephaly. His family was given the devastating news that perfectly plump little Jayden, was born without a brain and that he was functioning on the reflexes of his brain stem which is what pumps the heart, regulates breathing, etc. They were instructed to say their goodbyes to Jayden, who although already on a respirator, would most likely not last through the night. Continue reading

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