Update On Baby Bou Bou Injured In Swat Raid

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Photo supplied by family to CBS Radio

Photo supplied by family to CBS Radio


Atlanta (WAOK)-  Nineteen month old Bounkham Phonesavanh who was critically injured in May when a flash grenade exploded in his play pen has been transferred to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite to begin rehabilitation. The family continues to need financial support and are staying in a hotel to remain closer to their son. The family’s lawyer said the boy may have some brain damage.

I was able to hold my son and hear his voice for the first time since the grenade exploded. After all that has happened to him, I am amazed at his strength. He has a long way to go but our prayers are being answered. We feel like it’s a miracle.” Bounkham Phonesavanh, Father of Baby Bou Bou

All donations for the family can be made to a Wells Fargo Bank Trust account in the name of Bounkham Phonesavanh. Online donations be made at

The Phonesavanh family and Attorney Mawali Davis will be guests on “Too Much Truth” with Derrick Boazman today on News and Talk 1380 WAOK.


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