After working on his school project at his desk in the living room, Tommy Haack,13, waits to eat dinner with his mom, Susie Haack, and brother David, 12. Tommy has complex regional pain syndrome, a rare, debilitating nerve disease. For nearly two years, Tommy has not been able to walk because of unremitting, tortuous pain.
After working on his school project at his desk in the living room, Tommy Haack,13, waits to eat dinner with his mom, Susie Haack, and brother David, 12. Tommy has complex regional pain syndrome, a rare, debilitating nerve disease. For nearly two years, Tommy has not been able to walk because of unremitting, tortuous pain. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
After working on his school project at his desk in the living room, Tommy Haack,13, waits to eat dinner with his mom, Susie Haack, and brother David, 12. Tommy has complex regional pain syndrome, a rare, debilitating nerve disease. For nearly two years, Tommy has not been able to walk because of unremitting, tortuous pain. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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  • The Sacramento Bee Book of Dreams 2016

    Book of Dreams has been helping people in our community for nearly 30 years. Each year during the holidays, the Sacramento Bee publishes stories of people and nonprofits in need. The dreams can be simple, such as cribs for children, a bike for a person with special needs or art supplies for seniors. To make a donation please visit www.sacbee.com/bookofdreams.