Daniil and Sasha both had a number of tests done today to make sure they are ready for surgery on Friday, July 6th. They had blood work, an electorcardiogram, and a complete medical history. Gift of Life Board member Milena Kantor shuttled the two families between Ronald McDonald House of Long Island and the hospital. RGOL Executive Director Michael Yurieff assisted with the interpreting and registration.
Sasha and Daniil were both very nervous about having their blood drawn. Surprisingly, the younger Sasha remained calm and stoic, while Daniil cried and tried to fight the nurse off. Both boys (and mothers too) were relieved when the day was over. Everyone is now waiting for the big day on Friday.