Yesterday we were thrilled to see Carl, Sandy, and Jesse Kiel. We've known the Kiel family (also including Adam, Sara, and Jenna) since Anna was very young. They are also from Michigan, and Jenna and Jesse were also born with MSUD. Even though we don't get together that often, we still feel as if the kids have grown up together.
Jesse had his transplant just this past June. He was in Pittsburgh for a follow-up appointment, and we met them for lunch afterwards. Seeing friends from home was awesome, and then the fact that they know EXACTLY what we are going through? Even better!