Help Peter Gorman Please

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Peter Gorman got bit really bad by a jungle bug - he might lose his leg, or worse. He needs our help - let's help.
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Morgan Maher
Health
Calgary, Alberta
Canada
1 Team Member

Peter Gorman got bit really bad by a jungle bug - he might lose his leg, or worse.

Peter needs funds to help pay for medical costs - now.

We've set the goal at $15,000 but we need to exceed that as much as possible!


Peter is a noted and award-winning journalist and adventurer - also a damn good friend, father, brother, guide and simply all-around one of the good guys, and there ain't many good guys left.

For nearly 30 years Peter has been working with Ayahuasca, and in Peru in the deep jungle -- he is a living legend.

Let's keep it that way

This recent trip the jungle sunk its teeth in really, seriously deep and Peter picked up three different staph infections - a flesh eating bacteria - that tore into him and threatened to eat his leg away below the knee. 

As I write this, his leg has been saved - however, he's not out of the woods yet.

Peter is still fighting the infection - battling against it going systemic - throughout his entire body. 

Peter writes: "(It's) ...been in the muscle for six weeks. Been on drip for six weeks. In Iquitos, in the jungle, in Iquitos and here at the hospital and now here at home. I'm about to have an IV as a matter of fact. I've already lost a lot of muscle. I'm trying to keep it from reaching the bone and going systemic."

To witness the severity of the situation you can see an image of Peter's leg here and here



Now imagine that going throughout his entire body.

Let's stop that from happening.

UPDATE ON HEALING PROGRESS

Below are a slideshow and video made by one of Peter's friends - they are graphic - but show the healing process and progress Peter has made - and made so quickly thanks to all your support and good energy.


Peter has come very far but he's still in deep water...

Peter's long-time friend Alan Shoemaker writes:

"Peter Gorman is healing, it's a slow process... he'll eventually need a couple operations, skin grafts. He's strong and stubborn as a mule so he's pulling through this, thanks to his constitution. However, medical bills are what will kill him. Please, maybe you're read this before here and maybe you donated some funds to help. He's extremely grateful for all the help that has been sent his way, whether that was in the form of green energy or in your thoughts and prayers. He's still in deep water medically and financially, please take a look in your heart and in your pocketbook and see what you can do. Thanks!"


"...he has already spent 80 grand... and the two skin grafts, IF the leg is saved, will cost around 15 grand... and the antibotics he needs now and everything else, nursing care at home for a month, etc... so yes, this will bankrupt him easily... We can help. Please."


Peter needs funds to help pay for medical costs - now.


Peter is a strong and modest man.

He's been bit and ripped and rocked before - but he needs our help. 

Let's help

As many of you know, Peter occasionally takes small groups of guests out to experience real magic and profound healing and life-changes - way out in the deep green.

When out there, Peter asks the Universe and the Spirits and God and whoever to send all the bad things his way - so that his guests can remain safe.

He's the ultimate jungle body gaurd.

He's put himself in harms way so many times - and so many times he's been a man of steel, stopped time, grabbed the bullet, turned it into a feather.

But this time... this time... that bad-news bacterial bullet got him good.

This time WE need to be his body guard.

Right now WE need to jump in front of it all - with a strong and awesome financial shield.

Let's do it, let's help.

Now - as soon as possible - in any amount - big or small.


Peter's the kind of guy who takes care of everyone. He's a giver.

He takes care of a huge extended family in Texas and Peru - probably around 20 people - with their emergencies, their bills, their troubles - he's done this for years without question.


This Facebook page has been set up to connect and get updated on the situation.


Please donate any amount big or small.


Regarding Perks & Rewards?

Right now - who knows...
If possible we'll figure something out.


The big reward is for Peter, his family and friends and that he, and they, can all keep walking tall.


Thankyou

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$15,741USD
raised by 303 people in 1 month
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This campaign ended on September 15, 2013
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