Owen secretly wanted to adopt Ethan, unbeknownst to him, so he rather abruptly broke off their friendship once it became clear that Ethan would be able to stay with his dad. He was 10 years old at the time of his hospitalization. Ethan’s presence in the hospital reminded Owen of how badly he wants to have children.
Owen secretly wanted to adopt Ethan, unbeknownst to him, so he rather abruptly broke off their friendship once it became clear that Ethan would be able to stay with his dad. He was 10 years old at the time of his hospitalization.
Ethan’s other grandparents had died. During his weeks at the hospital, Ethan formed a friendship with Owen. They played soccer together and Ethan came to really trust Owen, expressing his desire to stay with Owen rather than go with his grandmother, and he requested that Owen come with him to the other hospital.
Finally deciding to act on his long dream of having children, Owen filed to foster-to-adopt. After a 36-hour shift, he received a surprise call that there was a social worker coming over with a baby. Panicking because he wasn’t prepared at all, Owen called Amelia to help him clean the house and get everything ready.
Why did Owen take Ethan to the cafeteria?
Owen took a shocked Ethan to the cafeteria and they ate ice cream to calm Ethan down. He convinced Ethan to stay in his room, but later took him out to go see his sleeping mother. He told him both his parents made it through the day. (” Can’t Fight This Feeling “)
Ethan ran away from social services later, and Owen set him up in a room so he could wait for news about his parents. However, that evening, Ethan fled from his room and the social worker that was there to take care of him, and went to the ICU to see his mother.
Soon after, Ethan was brought into the ER, having taken an overdose of Nancy’s sleeping pills. Arizona saved him, but the incident legally required her to call social services. Ethan explained to Owen that he just wanted to sleep, and he just took the pills since he didn’t have parents anymore to give him consent.
Tanker Accident. Ethan was around 10 when he and his parents had a car accident in Seattle. Ethan was walking around the scene until the paramedics took him to the hospital with his parents. One of the paramedics, Matthew, shielded Ethan from a blast. While they were being taken care of, Leah Murphy put a bandage on his wrist.
The doctors rushed her to surgery, and a nurse stayed behind to watch Ethan. Shortly after, Owen informed Ethan his mother had passed away. Ethan then consoled his crying grandmother. (” Sleeping Monster “)
Ethan Dawson is the son of Paul Dawson and Rachel Dawson. He came to the hospital after his parents had a car accident. He had a particularly strong relationship with Owen Hunt .
While they were being taken care of, Leah Murphy put a bandage on his wrist. Ethan stayed with Owen afterwards, and he calmed Ethan when the explosion of the tanker send shockwaves through the hospital. Ethan ran away from social services later, and Owen set him up in a room so he could wait for news about his parents.