Monday, August 29, 2011

Watch out CBS, here comes Evan!

Check out the CBS Early Show tomorrow morning 7am - 9am! Evan is going to be featured on the show (with the rest of us on his coat tails!)

CBS came to our home in Virginia and followed us around for about 14 hours. They arrived at our house before Aria and Evan woke up and were still there after they were asleep. I thought I'd share some highlights of the day from behind the scenes...

Evan is followed by the camera crew to camp. They specifically wanted to film him swimming because water safety is extremely important for anyone who has seizures. Passing a swim test is not enough to keep a child with epilepsy safe in a pool. He is always watched very closely when he's in the water, even at camp.

Evan had a great time hanging out with CBS correspondent, Debbye Turner! She interviewed him in his room and he read his book to her and showed off his harmonica skills! It was interesting to listen to the interview from the next room as he told her about what it's like for him to live with epilepsy.

A quick game of marbles in pajamas, with a film crew in the living room, and then off to bed -- it was a long day and an experience we will always remember!


  1. What a BLESSING!
    Evan, Aria and family - y'all are going to help SO many people.
    May the Lord use each of you in a powerful way. Thank you for being available and willing to help others!

  2. He's SO LUCKY, I have been trying to raise funds for a new Service Dog since 2009. With NO luck AT ALL, :O(

  3. Do you have an online fundraising page? If so can you share the link?