It was an incredible shock to family, friends, fans, and fellow DJs when Mark Leventhal, a well-known Miami club figure and father of three, was suddenly seized last month by a terrible brain infection.
Immediately hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Jackson North Medical Center, Leventhal was initially unconscious and unresponsive. But after two weeks, according to sister Amy and son Alec, he woke up, began to "breathe on his own," started responding to "voices and faces," and even "squeezed a friend's hand."
But now Leventhal's sister is asking supporters to "pray for Mark" because "he is not progressing toward recovery."More »