Community Announcement – Birth: Parrish-Whitener

(Lander, Wyo.) – A boy, Legend Truth Whitener was born on July 17, 2014 to Tennell Parrish and Jordan Whitener. He was premature, originally due on September 3. Parrish was diagnosed with Preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome, a hypertensive disorder that affects both the mother and the unborn baby. The condition is present at least 5-8% of all pregnancies. The infant is hospitalized in Denver with his parents. A fund has been set up at Atlantic City Federal Credit Union in the couple’s names with donations asked to help pay for the couple’s living expenses while in Denver for the next seven weeks.


  1. Connie Wolff

    What a beautiful little one! Congratulations and prayers being said for your whole family.

  2. Eileen Dickinson Parker

    Did they try the Ronald McDonald house for housing, first? as in before other hotels, etc. It is a really nice facility and just for these kinds of situations, too.

  3. Meghan Monahan

    Hmm, I wonder. I had a former classmate and her husband stay at the Ronald McDonald House for a couple of weeks and they had so many wonderful things to say about it.

  4. Jordan Whitener

    We are currently at the McDonald house but still a lot of expenses like and were supposed to be here for the next 7 weeks which keeps us from working thank you so much thou

  5. Eileen Dickinson Parker

    Good to know. So unfortunate when people don't know about it.

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