"Leaps Of Faith" -
Monday , May 09 2005 Fresh Episode
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
SIMON ANXIOUSLY AWAITS THE RESULTS OF HIS STD TEST - An extremely nervous Simon (David Gallagher) comes home to Glenoak to await the results of his STD test, and Eric (Stephen Collins) counsels a woman (guest star Erika Alexander) who is caring for her two daughters (guest stars Bree' Anna Banks and Brandi Vanice) with sickle cell anemia and whose absentee father (guest star Victor Love) is hoping to take them back with him to Memphis for treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Meanwhile, Ruthie's ex-boyfriend, Peter (guest star Scotty Leavenworth), pays her a surprise visit, which creates problems with her current boyfriend, Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker); Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) and Kevin (George Stults) disagree over who should care for Savannah when Lucy returns to work; and Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) misses an important call from his father in Iraq while sneaking out of the house to be with his girlfriend. Contact information for St. Jude Children's Hospital is provided at the end of the episode. Catherine Hicks and Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino also star. Ron High directed the episode written by Jeffrey Rodgers (#197).