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Help for Tony

Cormac Desmond
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This page is to raise funds for my brother's medical expenses. James Anthony Desmond, known to his friends and family in Ireland as Tony, has been an English teacher in China for over 11 years. He had a fall on February 26th 2023 and suffered a fractured skull and brain haemorrhage, potentially life-changing injuries. He has been in a coma since. He has been receiving excellent care in Shenzhen, and we are advised that it is likely that he will wake from the coma, but they can't make any predictions about his recovery after that. Me, my brother Tom and our extended family would like to brin...

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Recent updates

The latest news from China is that Tony has recently entered the rehab ward there and is responding well to daily physical and occupational therapy. He's not as far along as we'd hoped almost 4 months out from the injury but he is

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23rd June 2023

Hi everyone, the latest news from the hospital is that he's had a major operation last week which we hope will be conducive to him regaining conciousness, and he'll be moving from a High Dependency Unit to a general ward after 1s

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25th April 2023

Words of support

Hey there Cormac! This is the leftover funds after covering Tony’s final nursing bill. After a day of fond farewells, we saw him off this morning, and our boy will be back with you soon, god bless him

We have to be united in adversity. Good luck and courage mate!

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Donation summary
Total raised: €24,708
Offline donations €6,310
Online donations €18,398

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