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Abraham Cherrix: Victory


Abraham Cherrix embraces family friend, Sharon Smith, this morning as his mother, Rose, looks on. (Photo Source: Steve Helber/AP) The Cherrix family and county social workers have reached an agreement that will allow Abraham to forego chemotherapy treatment. The Associated Press reports: “It’s all over. It’s everything we fought for, everything we wanted to ever have...

Abraham Cherrix: The Sean Hannity Show


Around 4:30 PM (EST) this afternoon, Abraham Cherrix and his father joined talk show radio host Sean Hannity on the Sean Hannity Show. Below are some excerpts from the 10-minute segment. Abraham is scheduled to appear on FOX’s Hannity and Colmes this evening. The show starts at 9 PM (EST). Throughout the interview Mr. Hannity made it clear that, while he would most likely go with...

Confirmed: Circuit Court Puts Hold on Chemo


Judge Glen Allen Taylor has suspended the ruling that ordered Abraham to undergo more chemotherapy. (Image: Spunky Homeschool has confirmed earlier reports that Abraham Cherrix will not have to report for chemotherapy today and will remain with his family. The Accomack County Circuit Court judge has set aside the order of Judge Demps and a new court date is being set in the higher court...

Video: Abraham on Hannity and Colmes


Watch Abraham Cherric, his father, Jay, and his lawyer, John Stepanovich, on FOX’s Hannity and Colmes last night. Click on the image above to launch the movie or just click here. A partial transcript is included below. SEAN HANNITY, CO-HOST: Abraham, first of all, you went through chemo. It didn’t work. It nearly killed you. You wanted an alternative and you found one. Correct...

Abraham Cherrix: Tuesday Update


This post will be updated with Tuesday’s news throughout the day. Abraham Cherrix will appear before the Accomac County Circuit Court this afternoon at 12 o’clock. (Original Image: USA TODAY) The Court Case Last Friday’s ruling ordered Abraham and his parents to appear at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk by 1 PM (EST) today and to consent to...

Abraham Cherrix: The Ballad of Abraham


Abraham’s personal site includes a song written about him by Charles Lowery. Entitled “The Ballad of Abraham,” the song tells the story of Abraham’s fight with cancer and the courts up until just before last weekend’s rulling. The Rebelution has transcripted the words of the song (below). You listen to it by clicking here. The Ballad of Abraham Written and Recorded...

Abraham Cherrix: Monday Update


Legal Case Status At 10:30 AM (EST) this morning, lawyers John Stepanovich and Barry Taylor filed an appeal on Abraham Cherrix’s behalf at the Accomack County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. They also filed a motion to stay Friday’s ruling and order until after the appeal is heard in the Circuit Court of Accomack County. According to Stepanovich, they will also request a...

Abraham Cherrix: NBC Today Show


Abraham and his father, Jay, appeared with Ann Curry on the NBC Today show. (Photo: Steve Helber, AP) Read extended excerpts from the transcript of Abraham Cherrix’s appearance with Ann Curry on NBC’s Today Show. The full transcript is available at after free registration. For those with Internet Explorer, you can watch the interview. ANN CURRY: Abraham, I guess...

Abraham Cherrix: In Depth Video Report


Watch an in-depth news report by WAVY-TV, a local Virginia news station. Caution to dial-up users, the WMV file is large (25.4 MB). To watch, click on the image above or just click here. For those having trouble with the video, below you will find a few select excerpts. The second is compelling evidence that Abraham is a Christian: Reporter: [Abraham’s] cancer came back and there’s no...

Abraham Cherrix: Fighting for His Life


This post serves as coverage central for Abraham Cherrix’s story. Updates will be added directly below in reverse chronological order. For first time vistors, the original post is below the updates. HT: Spunky Homeschool UPDATE #9: Read the news coverage of the agreement made between Abraham’s lawyer and county social workers announced by Judge Tyler on August 16th. UPDATE #8: Read...

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