The Christmas story is essentially about a family road trip, about a family finding themselves with no place to stay.
That’s where the Moldenhauers are right now. You may remember their story appeared in this space a couple of weeks ago.
Shohreh and Bob Moldenhauer crisscrossed the country before they could find a hospital willing or able to perform a heart and kidney transplant on their 14-year-old son Robert.
They ended up here in Boston, where doctors at Children’s Hospital said they could and would save Robert’s life. But the Moldenhauers’ insurance company in their home state of Wisconsin refused to pay for the operation, ostensibly on the grounds that they left the state. They left the state because no hospital in Wisconsin would do the operation. But since when does logic enter these equations?
Here’s the good news on this Christmas Day: Dozens and dozens of people came forward and made donations, large and small, to help the Moldenhauers out.
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