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February 1, 2005 - On Monday, Jan. 24, 11-year-old Zachery Brouhard was pronounced dead in his Anchorage home. What followed was confusion and a series of questions: how can a little boy with no previous medical conditions die so suddenly? and what, if any, warning signs are out there?
Two weekends ago, 11-year-old Zachery Brouhard was playing out
in the snow. A sixth grader at
of life, full of energy, he loved people,” said Brent Brouhard,
and Esther Brouhard say Zachery was a normal boy who liked to
fish, play basketball and play video games. But on Sunday, Jan.
23, after playing video games with a neighbor, Zachery came home
with a headache.
“He took his Tylenol, he ate and he was just relaxing. He went
down, took a shower, lay down in his room for a couple hours,”
Brent Brouhard said.
Brouhard said it was not the first time his son has had a
headache. In fact, Zachery got them once in awhile and a Tylenol
always made it better.
in the morning, it
wasn't better. Brent woke up when his son let out a scream.
woke up,” Brent Brouhard said. “Well, I don't know if he was
having a nightmare or what,
he let out a yell and was ta
to the Zach S. Brouhard Memorial Fund
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