Jake Owen Raborn
12/31/01 - 10/05/06
Welcome to Jake's web page. Jake was diagnosed June 1, 2004 with Hepatoblastoma(Liver Cancer) - Stage IV. Jake underwent 857 days of treatment. He received 20 rounds of chemotherapy, 15 rounds of radiation, and had 11 major surgeries/procedures that included 3 lung surgeries, 2 brain surgeries, and 1 liver surgery. In February 2006, Jake received a Bone Marrow Transplant as a form of therapy to fight his disease. Jake was the 2nd person in the world to receive this type of transplant for his type of disease. He beat septic shock and also a severe fungus that required him to be on a ventilator for over a month. He earned his angel wings peacefully on October 5th, 2006.
J.J. Yeley with his Jake sticker
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 5:12 AM CDT
It's been 4 years today since you earned your angel wings and I miss you more than ever.
I Love You,
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