David and Collet Stephen run Truehope Nutritional Support and are against vaccination. Their 19-month-old son, Ezekiel, died in March 2012.
Ezekiel is reported to have had a fever, runny nose and trouble breathing for weeks before his death. His mother researched the symptoms and attempted to treat him for respiratory infection, Daily News reports.
Among the treatments they tried were maple syrup, juice with frozen berries, and a mix of ginger root, apple cider and various vegetables and spices, with the hope of boosting his immune system, CBC reports.
In a Facebook post, David claimed these were not the remedies the couple used “as all of these items contain high amounts of simple sugars, I would suspect that they would serve to feed viruses and bacteria and actually do the opposite of boosting the immune system.” He did not clarify what home remedies they used instead.
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The couple did not call 911 until Ezekiel stopped breathing, a day after a certified nurse visited them and recommended the child be taken to a doctor, courts heard. The boy wound up being airlifted to a hospital. He died five days later when doctors took him off life support.
Ezekiel’s parents claim the lawsuit and media are biased against them because of their ongoing and past court cases with the Canadian government over their company’s nutritional supplement’s claims to treat mental health issues.
The Facebook page, dedicated to funding the family though the legal battle, is filled with posts calling the parents murderers and others decrying vaccines and expressing their sympathies.
"Praying for your family from Deep in the South of Texas. But for God’s grace there we go…7 unvaccinated, Doctor free children…4 got whooping cough at church from a freshly vaccinated child…it was a long illness but all did fine with homeopathy and aromatherapy. Any of us could become the next in line. So sorry you are having to go through this…"
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.