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Alicia's Random Act

Alicia’s Random Act

Alicia was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was one year old and now she is twelve. She is about to undergo a surgery to try and correct her epilepsy and before she does Random Acts was honored to give her some gifts and show her we considered her a hero. Alicia will undergo a five hour surgery, the first time ever performed in NM, on October 4th at and Albuquerque hospital. Doctors will be removing a porting a portion of her brain that is damaged in hopes of eliminating the seizures. Alicia will experience speech and memory loss after the surgery and will need months of rehabilitation. She is expected to return to school in January seizure free. An account has been set up for people to help Alicia and her family with the mounting medical bills. Any monetary donations can be made to Frank Garcia in C.O. Alicia Memrie Jacquez at any Wells Fargo Bank or through PayPal at frank@aol.com. Random Acts along with Chief Breen, AFD Station 3, AFD PIO Melissa Romero and many others many others was blessed to give Alicia a portable DVD player, movies, coloring books and crossword puzzles and tee shirts to give her activities she enjoys while she is recovering. Chief Breen also presented Alicia with AFD’s hero’s coin, give to distinguished individuals who display courage and heroism in the community and in their daily lives. Alicia was given a tour of the fire station and even a ride in Squad 3 around UNM campus. Thanks again everyone who participated and showed up to make this little girl feel so special today.