According to a source within Tameka Foster-Raymond's camp, the grieving mom will never take her son off a ventilator "as long as there is life in him."
Kile Glover, 11, was critically injured on July 6 when he suffered closed head trauma in a Jet Ski accident on Lake Lanier. Kile is the son of Tameka Foster and local businessman Ryan Glover. Foster is the ex-wife of singer Usher Raymond.
"He's not dead," the source told Sandrarose.com. She said Kile responds to painful stimuli but not tactile stimuli (light touching) -- and that's enough for Tameka to keep Kile on a ventilator which breathes for him.
The source, who spoke to Sandrarose.com anonymously, also disputed reports that Tameka's insurance company would force Tameka to take Kile off the vent. She said Tameka and Ryan's insurance will continue to pay Kile's medical needs until, he either dies (from his brain injuries) or he is transferred to a long-term care facility.
The source said the family continues to pray for more signs of Kile's recovery, though doctors don't give them much hope. "He's alive, and as long as he responds to pain, the family has hope," said the confidential source.
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