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Ryan Joshua Ramos, nicknamed "RJ", aged 2½
Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines
May 10 - Ryan Joshua Ramos' surgery, in New York, is scheduled to June 28

May 16 - RJ had underwent a Blalock Taussig Shunt, a temporary solution to improve his cyanotic condition, at the Phil. Heart Center. He recovered from the close-heart surgery very well and his appearance and condition have remarkably improved. However, he still needs a corrective heart surgery which can be done in the near future.

June 10 - RJ is in serious condition at the Phil. Heart Center PICU for 5 days now. He had lungs and kidney complications after the close-heart surgery (BTS).

RJ, Ryan Joshua Ramos, aged 2½
  Our Condolences to the Family of Ryan Joshua Ramos

July 6 - Ryan Joshua Ramos passed away at the Phil. Heart Center after 1 1/2 months of hospital confinement. His condition became worse after the BTS done on May 16, he suffered lung and kidney infections and underwent dialysis. He was already out of the PICU and was about to be discharged but had blue spells again which led to heart failure and he could not be revived. Tomorrow, June 11, his family will bring his remains to Bayambang, Pangasinan, his hometown.

"I no longer see the stars; I am the stars"

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