Tuesday, October 1, 2013

REMISSION

Dear SuperMensch,

Today was the day we've been waiting for. In the last six months, there has not been a time in which Sam was leukemia-free. Today, thanks to you and your phenomenal gift of life (and the immensely skilled hands of our medical team and with the incredible support of our community), Sam is OFFICIALLY IN REMISSION. Words fail me as I consider how to adequately thank you for what you have done for us. 

There is still a long road ahead of us. We don't have all the answers. But today, we celebrate. Today, we thank and praise and bless and cry. Today, we are so very grateful. 

This is the day that God has made. Let us be joyful and glad in it. 

With love,
Sam and his family




55 comments:

  1. WAHOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. The best nine letters in the most wonderful order: R-E-M-I-S-S-I-O-N.

    xoxo from NYC!

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  3. A wonderful blessing - may he continue to go from strength to strength!

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  4. Happy tears blubbering all over the place. Beyond words

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  5. I swear...this is why I ride...I am SO SO SO happy for all of you...XOXO

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  6. Mi she g’malchem kol tov, hu yigmalchem kol tov, selah!!!

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  7. Absolutely wonderful news! This is the best news......tears of joy streaming down my face!

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  8. We are overwhelmed with joy and tears and gratitude. Sam, you've been the toughest Ninja in the world and you'll forever be our hero.
    Love,
    The Kalman Family

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  9. Can't even think of the right words to say - except you have made my day, week, month and maybe year! Cheering you on from Nebraska!!!

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  10. YES!!!!!!!!!! WONDERFUL!!!!! MAZEL TOV!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. How incredibly, fantastically wonderful--Mazel Tov!!!

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  12. There are no words to describe the level of joy and Mazel you and your family must be feeling... May Sam and your family know only simchas and not sorrows

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  13. Way to go Sam and Supermensch!!!!!

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  14. Baruch ha'shem!!!! Woo hoo!!!

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  15. Crying with happiness for the whole family!
    The Schroeders

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  16. Awesome, Incredible, Terrific!!!! Sam, now that is SUPER!!!!

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  17. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

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  18. R-E-M-I-S-S-I-O-N A-C-C-O-M-P-L-I-S-H-E-D!!!

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  19. Such wonderful news - mazel tov!

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  20. WOW!!!!!!! Phyllis,Sammy,Michael,David,Yael,Solly WOW!!!!!
    What a great read today

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  21. Crying tears of joy! I have been following this blog every single day....so thankful and happy for you all! Much love, Laura (I took Rabbi Michael's Intro to Judaism class this year :) )

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  22. Baruch HaShem. Let out a cry of joy and then cried tears of joy. Halleluyah. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Life is beautiful. Sam is beautiful as are all of you.

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  23. Dear Sommer Family,

    Mazel Tov on this blessing and achievement! We haven't met but I have been following Sam's story and praying for him at my campus Shabbat services, and this post brought tears of joy. I will be signing up for the bone marrow registry tomorrow in his honor.

    Only happiness, health, and blessings,
    Rachel

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  24. Saying a shehecheyanu!!! What wonderful news!

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  25. Hip hip hooray! What wonderful news! Mazel tov!

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  26. Wonderful News. May HaShem's blessing continue to shine on you all the days of your life.

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  27. Hooray for SuperMensch and SupermanSam! An incredible duo!

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  28. I'm crying tears of gratitude. I am so glad to hear this. Sam, may you go from strength to strength!

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  29. Tears! Thank G-d! I am so, so happy for Sam and your whole family! With love and a heart full of gratitude to Super Mensch and your medical team! (~ Mara)

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  30. Thanks Be To God!!! Remission - what a blessed word!

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  31. Our prayers have been answered. Stay strong! All our love, Adrienne and Kenny Rosenblatt

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  32. The words we believed would come but grew impatient for while waiting. The words we know you rejoice to hear. The words we have faith will continue to ring throughout Superman Sam's very very VERY long life.

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  33. Exceptionally wonderful news! This post will be a tough one to follow. Wishing you much peace of mind as you continue on this journey. Your Team In Training friends in St. Louis are relentlessly training and fundraising to ensure more positive outcomes.

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  34. We are overjoyed! We laugh, we cry and we are grateful. With much love from "Aunt" Judy and Mel.

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  35. Thank you, Hashem!!!!!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!!!

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  36. What a wonderful way to start 5774 !

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  37. Best news ever!!
    Sammy deserves to live a long $ healthy & happy life!!

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