Welcome friends and family of Alex and Dane!

This Blog has been created by friends and family of Alex and Dane as they make their way down the road to recovery, after being struck by lightning 10/5/2010. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers as this road will likely be a long one. Feel free to check back often for status updates on both Alex and Dane, and be sure and leave your well-wishes when you visit. The boys will be shown this blog when they are awake.

We sincerely Thank You for your concern and friendship. Alex and Dane will always remember the support of friends and family like you.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Alex will WALK today at his High School Graduation

Alex was awarded the Eagle Warrior Debate Award for 2010-2011
In just a few hours Alex and over 300 other Snow Canyon High School students will walk across the stage as the Class of 2011.  Congrats to all of them,

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


The past few weeks the boys have been able to attend events in honor of those that have helped them on their journey towards recovery.  Tuesday Officer T. Brown received an award from the St. George Police Department for his efforts on October 5, 2010.  Officer Brown is SCHS's Officer and was one of the first responders that frightful day in October.  I was so touched to be at the awards night and thank him and the STGPD for inviting us.  To all the officers that received awards, Thank you for your service.  To you "its your job", to us, that you served, its our lives.  We met a few other people that had also had their lives saved by an Officer, I loved hearing their stories.  We live in a great community.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Other News feeds about the Boys

Howard Stern - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Es6R4XqFqg     (thanks luvbeers)

New 8 NV http://www.8newsnow.com/story/14621028/survivors-of-accidents-thank-umc

Its been a great week.  Alex and Dane and families traveled to Vegas to attend a UMC Suvivors Lunch.  It was a great event put on by great people at a great hospital.

Reminds us once again how lucky we are!!  Kaleen aka Alex's mom

Fox 13 News

Fox 13 did a great job on covering the boys.  The following link aired in UT Monday. 


Sunday, May 8, 2011

Iron Man in St. George

The City of St. George hosted the Iron Man this weekend.  It was an amazing event to witness.  Congrats to all the athletes that traveled from all over the world to our amazing city.  One of Alex's OT from Acute Rehab and one of Alex's PT participated in the event, we watched for them during the bike ride from the comforts of our balcony.

Signs we made for Alex's PT & OT

Friday, May 6, 2011

Salt Lake City Fox 13 News

A few weeks ago Alex and Dane spent time with Tala Vaifanua Lee of Fox 13 News.  Their recovery story will air Monday May 16th.  Heres a preview..........................

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

American Red Cross

Spent an amazing afternoon with some of southern Utahs finest.  Watch the Adult Good Samaritan video - these are the men we have to thank for still having Alex and Dane with us today.


Thanks to the Red Cross organizers for putting this luncheon together.  Kaleen aka Alex's mom

Alex on Wednesday, Oct.6

Alex on Wednesday, Oct.6

Dane Thursday Oct 7th

Dane Thursday Oct 7th
Before Life Support was removed

Alex's Room

Alex's Room
Thanks for all the love