Bangor Daily News published a great article showing how PenAir and Angel Flight NE collaborated together to help an young boy from Bridgewater, Maine get to the urgent care he needed.
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Bridgewater (Maine) boy, 6, donates bone marrow so his 8-year-old brother can live
BRIDGEWATER, Maine — As a student finishing up her nursing school studies last year, Lisa Scott was busy learning about the diseases that would afflict the patients that she would care for, the medicines that would treat their illnesses, and the survival rates for those diagnosed with diseases for which there was no cure.
At no time did the Bridgewater woman think that she would have to take the information that she had learned and apply it to her 8-year-old son.
But that is what happened to the Scott family, when Lisa and Clark Scott’s son, Colby, suddenly became very sick. The illness that he was diagnosed with required extensive treatment at Floating Hospital for Children at Tuft’s Medical Center in Boston, treatment that was made easier thanks to PenAir & Angel Flight Northeast, a nonprofit that coordinates free air transportation for patients to access life-saving medical care.
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