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John Stamos Shows His Support For A Bacterial Meningitis Survivor

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john stamos poses with bacterial meningitis survivor

We are even bigger fans of John Stamos after hearing about his recent do-gooder moment.

Uncle Jesse stopped by the hospital room of a VERY special girl named Kaitlyn Dobrow who almost lost her life to a deadly bacterial meningitis infection.

The teen finished up work at a Day’s Inn in Huntington Beach, then went to workout at the gym with a friend.

She was woken up from her sleep with a headache and nasuea, and by the middle of the night she had marks on her skin and was in lots of pain.

Kaitlyn’s mom called an ambulance, and once diagnosed with a deadly form of meningitis, she had her legs and arms amputated.

She had been asleep after arriving at the hospital, and when she awoke, her limbs were gone. Her dad said:

“Initially, she cried when she learned about her limbs. But the following day she said this is something I’ll find a way to make work, and joked, ‘Who needs a left arm anyway?’”

THAT is bravery!

The over $1 million in hospital costs were covered by her father’s insurance, but after the family leaves, they’ll need some financial help via a fundraiser they’ve set up online.

So, when Mr. Stamos stopped by to give his support, he posted this pic (above) and said:

“I'm ONLY doing this cause they asked. I said no press. but this story is a must read- plus me and katie have a date to Disneyland.”

The more we hear about Katie, the more blown away we are at her courage.

Extremely painful skin grafts are still being done, but the good news is that Katie is going to live, AND she gets a date with John Stamos!

We are truly inspired by her and hope you are too!

P.S. If you want to donate, click HERE.

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3 comments to “John Stamos Shows His Support For A Bacterial Meningitis Survivor”

  1. 1

    The Meningitis Foundation of America (MFA), a national organization, would like the public & media to know that information is available regarding the diagnosis, treatment & prevention of meningitis. MFA was founded in 1997 by parents whose children were affected by meningitis. In addition to supporting vaccination & preventing meningitis, the MFA provides information to educate the public & medical professionals so that the early diagnosis, treatment &, most important, prevention of meningitis, will save lives. Meningitis is a dangerous & often times fatal inflammation of the brain &/or spinal cord that can leave survivors with serious life-long physical problems MFA would like to be considered as a news resource for the disease. For further information, visit the MFA website at www musa org.

    Thank you,
    Box 1818
    El Mirage AZ 85335
    480 270 2652
    World Meningitis Day 24 April 2014
    www comoonline org

  2. ozmed says – reply to this


    Stamos is the best, funny and handsome I'm surprised he hasn't seen more fame.

  3. MamaLove says – reply to this


    Re: Antony – you are disgusting. True beauty comes from within and well your last comment says a lot about you.