The Courtney Project (501c3) is Taking Action !

SUPPORT The Courtney Project(501c3) Today! The cause of PML is a type of polyomavirus called the JC virus (JCV), after the initials of the patient from whose tissue the virus was first successfully cultured. Recent publications indicate 39% to 58% of the general population are seropositive for antibodies to JCV, indicating current or previous infection with virus. The JC virus or John Cunningham virus (JCV) is a type of human polyomavirus (formerly known as papovavirus) and is … [Read more...]

Courtney’s Spirit is Taking Action – What is PML?

What is PML...???? Progressive Multifocal Leuko Encephalopathy. Courtney Leigh Hewitt PML can also occur in organ transplant patients, people undergoing chronic corticosteroid or immunosuppressive therapy, and people that have certain cancers, such as Hodgkin's disease, lymphoma, and sarcoidosis. PML disease most commonly occurs in anyone who has ever had the Chickenpox or has a weakened or compromised Immune System and affects the central nervous system and brain. The symptoms … [Read more...]

Courtney's Story – The New ABC's of Life…

  The NEW A B C's of LIFE!!  ... our world's brand new alphabet     As most of you know by now, "Courtney's Story",  has grown and has now become a Global Phenomenon raising awareness around the World of PML.       You are probably thinking to yourself that PML are just three of the twenty six letters that make up our alphabet. True, they are just that! However, in today's society and in the world in which we all live. The alphabet we have all been raised on and learned even before … [Read more...]

Courtney’s Story – The New ABC’s of Life…

  The NEW A B C's of LIFE!!  ... our world's brand new alphabet     As most of you know by now, "Courtney's Story",  has grown and has now become a Global Phenomenon raising awareness around the World of PML.       You are probably thinking to yourself that PML are just three of the twenty six letters that make up our alphabet. True, they are just that! However, in today's society and in the world in which we all live. The alphabet we have all been raised on and learned even before … [Read more...]

Valentine for Mommy _Author Reginald Todd Hewitt

In memorial of... Courtney Leigh Hewitt      Valentine for Mommy   It's Valentines Day Dear Mommy so this is just for You The sky is oh so pretty with different shades of blue!    All our Love and Kisses we send to you today We feel you all around us, you're not that far away!   When Papi lights your candle as he does so everynight We all wrap our love around you and hold you oh so tight!   We whisper prayers from all of us, To you and God above knowing that you hear us, 'cause we all can feel … [Read more...]

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