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My Son’s Battle With Leukemia

University of Chicago Shlucha Baila Brackman writes about what her son Shmulie's battle with leukemia taught her about Pesach. Full Story

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chaim36
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chaim36

A refuah shelema !!!

Montreal, Quebec
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Montreal, Quebec

This moved me to tears. May he have a complete refuah bekoruv maamesh. May the Eibishter always smile upon you and your family. Your family are in my prayers now.

miryam swerdlov
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miryam swerdlov

thanks you for putting us all in the ‘right place’ with the ‘right perspective’. please remember to invite me to shmulie’s wedding. i really want to be there IY”H.

refual shleima!!
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refual shleima!!

may you have goood reason to celebrate Pesach bsimcha

So inspiring!!
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So inspiring!!

Thank you for Sharing!!

a friend
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a friend

GO BAILAH!!!

Incredible
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Incredible

Thank you so much for sharing and posting.

May your son be blessed with a complete and speedy recovery.

Refua Shleima
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Refua Shleima

It’s hard for me to write, my tears keep flowing.I wish you a happy healthy Pesach.May Hashem heal all those who are in pain and suffering.May you have a truly lichtiga yeshudika Pesach.

Meir
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Meir

BS”D
didn’t have a chance to read article yet but wanted to convey my heartfelt wishes to Hashem and Brochos that he have a complete recovery now

I trully hope
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I trully hope

He gets all better fast!!! U should have simchas always

daven
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daven

plz tell us his full name so we can daven for him.

From Dalya Erster
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From Dalya Erster

Thank you so much for sharing this.
So moving and touching,
May Shmulie have a refua sheleima, and his family have abundant blessing now and always,
A good yomtov to all

#teamShmulie
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#teamShmulie

#noonefightsalone

tehillim
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tehillim

whats the name for tihhilim

רפואה שלמה
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רפואה שלמה

שלח רפואה שלמה בתוך חולי עמך ישראל
May we all experience the Ultimate Redemption even before Pesach!

Very inspired
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Very inspired

This touched me so much. May Shmulie have a speedy and fast recovery and may you know of only simchas.
Thanks for taking the time to write and inspire others.

Refua Shleima
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Refua Shleima

Baila
you are an inspiration! we are davenning for a Refua Shleima!!
Besuros Tovos!
Sora

Amen
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Amen

Moshiach now

We love you Shmulie!!!
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We love you Shmulie!!!

Keep being the amazing, strong, brave, happy, and incredible hero that you are! You are truly the greatest!
May you have a Refuah Shelaima right away!!

A CHICAGOEN
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A CHICAGOEN

REFUA SHELAIMA

May Hashem bless him and his family with all the Brachos
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May Hashem bless him and his family with all the Brachos

She is so strong and so inspirational as well as her amazing son. All the Brachos.

wow
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wow

so inspiring. may he have a complete and speedy refuah sheleima!

Amen
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Amen

Exceptionally beautiful!
Davening every day for this amazing kid!!

Beautiful
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Beautiful

Wonderful message. Thank you

Name to daven?
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Name to daven?

What’s his full name for tefilos?

Go Shmulie!! Please daven
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Go Shmulie!! Please daven

Please daven for a complete refuah shleima for Boruch Shmuel Ben Nechama Beila
Moshiach now!!

refuah shelaima Now
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refuah shelaima Now

moshiach now

Wow
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Wow

Beuatiful article. Shmuly sounds like a gem of a boy. Refuah Sheleimah!

Amen
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Amen

and refuah shlaimah ukrovah!

Beautifuly written
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Beautifuly written

Ty reb yossi for this.
Iyh only good news

Parent of child that had the big C
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Parent of child that had the big C

Tracht gut vet zein gut is a way of life…that line helped us get thru our challenging time…

Thank you!!!
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Thank you!!!

What a special article!!! And what a special son you have. May he have a complete refuah shelaima and you have a Chag Kasher Vesameach!!! Thank you again for sharing.

So empowered
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So empowered

Thank you so much for sharing this…

gooo shmulie!!!!
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gooo shmulie!!!!

keep fighting!!!! your the best ever!!!

Refuah shelaima
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Refuah shelaima

Good news now!

REFUAH SHELAYMA
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REFUAH SHELAYMA

WITH YOUR INSPIRING WORDS TOUCHING OUR VERY SOULS,WE GO TO THE SEDER, EATING MATZAH-THE BREAD OF FAITH AND HEALING, WITH THE HELP OF HASHEM, WE WILL ALL CELEBRATE THE COMPLETE RECOVERY OF SHMUELIE. CHAG KOSHER VESOMAYACH. ephraim and tzivia moscowitz

Touching article
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Touching article

This is a beautifully written, very meaningful piece. Wishing a refuah shleima to Shmulie and lots of nachas and revealed good for his whole family!

Beautiful, beautiful
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Beautiful, beautiful

Very touching and inspiring
I will keep your precious child in my prayers

Name for Tehilim
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Name for Tehilim

ברוך שמואל בן נחמה ביילא

Inspiring
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Inspiring

Shmullie is the ultimate example of Tracht Gut!!!, Thank you for giving courage to all those who are facing trying times. May Shmuel ben Baila have a refuah shleima and may all of klal yisroel experience the ultimate refuah. Moshiach Now!!!

Motty

B"H
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B"H

Will bl”n have Boruch Shmuel Ben Nechama Beila in mind by birkat cohanim. Here in Ir Hakodesh we do it at least once a day. May the matze from the second seder bring him and all who needs it a refuoh sheleimo ukrovo. However dark it seems, out of עבדים היינו can grow
דוד בן ישי עבדך משיחך ר”ת של עבדים

Chanymo
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Chanymo

Baila you are a talented writer!Refuah Shlayma and thanks for keeping us focused. Friilichen Pesach.

#teamshmulie
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#teamshmulie

#noonefightsalone

Full name
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Full name

Baruch shmuel Ben nechama baila

Yossi Angyalfi
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Yossi Angyalfi

Beautiful written article, very inspiring, may we only have besurois toivois to share and refuah shleimah to Shmuli.

Chanymo
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Chanymo

Baila you are a talented writer!Refuah Shlayma and thanks for keeping us focused. Friilichen Pesach.

All of Chicago
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All of Chicago

We are sending brochas and tefillos to the entire Brackman mishpocha!

name
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name

baruch shmuel ben nechama baila

strongest kid ever!!
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strongest kid ever!!

Shmulie is the best brother ever:)
We love you
His name is boruch shmuel ben nechama baila

shmulie! i never got my cheese burger delivered
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shmulie! i never got my cheese burger delivered

I love your prank calls!
#teamshmulie
#noonefightsalone

Mrs.
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Mrs.

What an inspiration. We often get overwhelmed with the pessach preparations, and yes, they are quite detailed and challenging- However it is essential that we prioritize and focus on the larger picture- creating an atmosphere of peace and serenity, strengthening the feelings of joy and happiness in being Jews in being Free to celebrate our eternal customs. Refuah Shleima for Shmueli and for everyone who needs our prayers. And a joyous festival to all singles with prayers that your beshert will soon appear. And all those who are hoping and waiting for a new offspring, may your prayers be answered.… Read more »

rephuah shelma
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rephuah shelma

remeber tracht gut vet zien gut

sending u a hug Baila...
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sending u a hug Baila...

& wishing your son a big & huge Refua immediately!!!
-Devorah Lipsh, Israel

Refua Shlema
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Refua Shlema

May he have a speedy recovery

Go Shmulie!!!!!!!!
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Go Shmulie!!!!!!!!

Refua Shleima!

Refuah shelaima!
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Refuah shelaima!

So inspiring

estie, mussie, and the brackmans...
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estie, mussie, and the brackmans...

WE LOVE YOU!!!!

From B.C. in West Rogers, who spoke with you on phone recently
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From B.C. in West Rogers, who spoke with you on phone recently

Dearest Baila, I’m the one who spent Shabbos at your parents’
so many times when you were a very little girl.

Again we connect. Your article was beautiful both in content
and writing skill. I send you a hug and pray that we hear only
revealed good news about Shmulie’s progress and speedy,
full, and everlasting remission. Please H”–Moshiach NOW!!!!

Refuah shelaima
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Refuah shelaima

Shmulie keeps inspiring me to take on new hachlatos and to say an extra kapital on a daily basis. To the whole Brackman Family, I wish you only simchos from here on. You guys have so much emunah, its beautiful to see. Hashem should pour down His brachos on you, ad bli dai! I give you a bracha that with this pesach, you should have your geulah protis and most definatly the real geulah, with moshiach now. Please take on a hachlata for Baruch Shmuel ben Nechama Balia.

A fellow Chicagoen and classmate

SHMULIE!!!!
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SHMULIE!!!!

ive spoken to you soo many times on the phone and every time i ask you how things are going you always say im doing great B’H. Your the happiest kid i know may you have a speedy recovery!

And to the whole Brackman family you are the best what you do for the chabad house and for shmulie is amazing and you are all such happy people! keep being the strong amazing people that you are!

SHMULIE!
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SHMULIE!

Dear Shmulie remember me? Aharon. I was in your bunk at the chabad on campus kinus a short year ago. Refuah shleima! Your fan in Storrs CT

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