A Garland police officer is asking for prayers, saying his household wants a miracle as his 27-year-old son fights for his life in opposition to COVID-19.
Like quite a lot of younger folks, Rene Granado believes it was a notion of invincibility that saved his son Fabian from getting vaccinated.
“Fabian is an unimaginable individual. For a 27-year-old, he has completed an entire lot in his life,” stated Rene Granado. “He’s a person’s man. He’s the person that may do something for you at any time.”
It’s a picture that’s laborious to reconcile with the individual now mendacity in a hospital mattress, counting on machines.
Two weeks in the past, Granado flew from Garland to take a seat by Fabian’s bedside in Jacksonville, Florida the place he’s enrolled in commerce college.
He stated he inspired his son to get the vaccine, however he didn’t make it a precedence.
“He thought if he bought COVID that he might beat it as a result of he’s all the time had this I can struggle something, I can win something perspective,” stated Granado.
Now with Fabian hooked to each an ECMO machine and ventilator, Granado stated they’re hoping for a miracle and counting on prayers, which have poured in not solely from North Texas however all around the world.
Nonetheless, he fears the worst.
“If it involves that time, what do I inform him? Do I inform him ‘Son, you’re not going to make this?’ Or do I simply inform him, ‘I like you,’ and check out my finest to not cry via it?” he stated.
It’s an unimaginable state of affairs for any guardian, one he hopes others gained’t must face.
“If there’s one factor that Fabian can do, that his life can do to save lots of folks on the market, to serve God’s will, take heed to me and go get your vaccine,” stated Granado.
He stated Fabian’s story has satisfied others of their household who weren’t vaccinated to get the vaccine.