“He’s had a good life, I think. He’s having a good life. The choices that we made are the ones we thought we could live with forever. I never wanted to say, ‘What if?’ When they ask you what do you want down the line or what your expectations are, well, I don’t have them anymore. I really don’t.
“You know, right now he’s the cool kid, you know, ’cause everybody likes him and he’s easygoing. The self-esteem, I think, is pretty good. He loves school. The kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Tate, last year said, ‘With all these people to socialize with, who has time to do schoolwork?’
“He’s 39 inches [tall], he weighs about 32 pounds and he’s 7. Grant, his brother, [who's 4] is about same. Grant’s legs are actually longer, but Trent’s torso is longer. The last doctor at Loma Linda, she said ‘absolutely no’ on the growth hormones. She said, ‘You know, I know a lot of really successful short people, and most of them do pretty darn well.’”
– Lori, mother
(Trent with his brother, Grant, 4, leukemia patient)