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Posted 2016-03-19T01:20:29Z


My last tube was removed, my lung stayed inflated! About half an hour ago I was discharged from the hospital! The healing will continue here in Texas for at least two weeks until I'm cleared to fly back home. 

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  • David Cavanaugh
    David Cavanaugh


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  • Marion L Nguli
    Marion L Nguli

    Wow! That's great! Have a good weekend!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Charles Wallace
    Charles Wallace

    That's such great news!!! You've made Lauren Shelby and I's night :)

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Deb Buller
    Deb Buller


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  • Deb Buller
    Deb Buller


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  • Alexandra Fuentes
    Alexandra Fuentes

    Sending prayers for a complete and speedy recovery!!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Kathy Dwyer
    Kathy Dwyer

    So glad to hear!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Jody McPherson
    Jody McPherson

    My reaction, too, was Wow!! Congratulations!! I hope you heal quickly!!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins

    Great news! Much good healing prayed for and wished for, for you!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Fran Holand
    Fran Holand


    6 years ago · Reply
  • Kate Larson
    Kate Larson

    Woohoo! Sending you prayers and love from Wisconsin. -Kate & Alex

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Billie Sutter
    Billie Sutter

    Thank you God - now you can really sleep! Hope you're in a good place to relax and let Ben and your mom spoil you rotten!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Ben Rockwell
    Ben Rockwell

    Enjoy the release from the institution. Hospitals are not fun but, you can get some good help but no sleep. We are waiting for you. Peace and blessing to you.

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Cynthia Holt
    Cynthia Holt

    Freakin' unbelievable !!!!!! Can't wait til you come home. Cynthia & Yvonne

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Julie A. Arms Meeks
    Julie A. Arms Meeks

    Oh, happy day!!!! May your healing accelerate with your new-found freedom. So very, very happy for you!!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Judy Reeves
    Judy Reeves

    Congratulations to you, John Forrest, Ben and your Mother! Your stamina is amazing, and your spirits are beautiful. Rest well, and we'll look forward to seeing you before too long. With love, Judy Reeves

    6 years ago · Reply
  • George Rocheny
    George Rocheny

    Happy to hear the good news John! Get well soon! I'll be praying for a speedy recovery.

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Anne Schoenherr
    Anne Schoenherr

    Wow wow wow!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Steve Schatz
    Steve Schatz

    So strong, John Forrest! So glad to hear such good news! Shalom!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • G. Wayne West
    G. Wayne West

    Fantastic! We are excited for you and I am sure you and Ben are too.

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Christopher Durocher
    Christopher Durocher

    I'm so glad! Keep up the good work!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Chris Hause
    Chris Hause

    Excellent!!! Keeping good thoughts and prayers and looking forward to reading more awesome posts like this one!!!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Deb Moore
    Deb Moore

    Hurray! Netflix binge watching in comfort!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Dan Smith
    Dan Smith

    My heart rejoices for you and Ben! Strains of the Hallelujah Chorus dance in my head. Congrats on your progress. Can't wait to see you back home. Hang in there. We are all with you. Blessings, Dan

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Kate Epperly
    Kate Epperly

    Awesome John Forrest! We will keep prayin for ya!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • kirsten pickus
    kirsten pickus

    So happy for you both!!!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • David Hosey
    David Hosey


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  • Terry McKiernan
    Terry McKiernan

    Great news! Best wishes for continued healing!

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Donald Shenk
    Donald Shenk

    God be praised and Hallelujah! So happy for you both. Now get back to California ASAP! Much love from Donald

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Brad C.
    Brad C.

    Exodus! Liberation! And a good night's rest.

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Gail Schwandner
    Gail Schwandner

    You are just amazing! Gail

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Pamela Chapin
    Pamela Chapin

    Great news! Thanks for the update.

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Becky Saveley Pitts
    Becky Saveley Pitts

    Great news! Prayers continuing . . .

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Virginia Arroyo
    Virginia Arroyo

    Terrific news, YAY!!!!!!!....:-)

    6 years ago · Reply
  • Karen L Miller
    Karen L Miller

    Great news! Keep up the good work! XOXOX Karen Miller

    6 years ago · Reply