What can you say about your doctor, when he has gone beyond the call of duty with your childís care? I am about to tell you about a medical doctor, who has done just that. Dr. Larry E. White, a Norfolk, Va. physician, from the Childrenís Hospital of Kings Daughters is that very special doctor. Mark and I met him about seventeen years ago, when our daughter Cyndy, was having seizures and needed immediate hospitalization. Dr. Bobby Garrison had us to meet him when she just was not getting any better with her seizures.
In the many years since we met Dr. White, who at that time was just, recently got out of the military. When we first saw him, he had a superior demeanor about himself. We knew that God had answered our prayers, he was the doctor that the Lord had in store for Cyndy; and she would get the much-needed, excellent care from him. Dr. White and Cyndy bonded immediately when their eyes met. You could tell that the two of them would get along very well.
Every single one of the visits with him, he would take his time and not rush us through the visit. If it took an hour, he did not care. He was like that with each one of his patients. His patients knew that he loved them dearly. He took his call to being a doctor seriously. He has poured his heart into doing the very best for every single one of his patients. He does not care what lifestyles they come from, he just loves them for who they are.
He has the gift of mercy that brings the very tender side of him out, where he would actually feel his patientís sorrow. It was times where I could tell that his heart ached, where there would be tears in his eyes. He did not just care about his patients, but he cared genuinely about their parents too. There were times where he has lost sleep worrying about some of his sickest patients; and he has had lack of rest when it came to their parents too.
He is not just a doctor to Cyndy and our other children; he is more then that to us. He is Markís and my best friend, brother in Christ, counselor, partner in writing. Dr. White, we want to thank you from being the doctor and friend you are to us. Thank you for being there during the sensitive trying times in our lives.