Help us Support Brandon!

   We are raising money for Brandon Burnside to help pay for medical bills. If you do not know who Brandon is, he is a very strong young man who was diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) in February of 2011, within the first month, due to the medication, he had seizures and blood clots causing him to have a stroke and putting him in a coma like state for 28 days. Since then the doctors have tried to get him and keep him in remission. The week before Thanksgiving 2013 his cancer came back with a vengeance...it is now in his bones. He is in need of a bone marrow transplant which is scheduled for March but due to difficulties with keeping the Leukemia at bay it is taking over and now they need to go to Philadelphia because the chemo is not working. He has gone from 10% leukemia cells in his bone marrow to 50%. The doctors are trying to get him into a clinical trial program in Philadelphia, which they will take his T-Cells from his body and build them up and gradually reintroduce them back in to his body with the hope that these cells will go on to kill the Leukemia. 
   If you don't know Brandon or his mother Lori, at least you know what these two have endured throughout the past few years. You will also see that these two people are the strongest people/family that anyone has ever seen. Lori is an amazing mother who has never left Brandon's side and has been his saint, mentor, foot rubber, his pin cushion, but over all his number one supporter. These two come from a huge family that has nothing but love and support for them, but this journey is theirs and they both have been a true inspiration for anyone that has been around them.
   As for Brandon this young man is the strongest 16 year old that I have ever met. Even though he has been poked and proded for hours on end he still looks at the nurse and thanks them. He has the biggest heart and can light up a room with just his laughter. At the end of the day he is only 16 and has seen more in his lifetime than anyone 3x his age could only imagine. I know he is ready for this journey to end and be cancer free so he can truly become a 16 year old who can officially drive his car on his own and get his license, and who knows maybe even date. After Brandon tackles this obstical in his life the world is at his hands to take.
   Any help that is given is truly appreciated this family deserves all the help they can receive. I would like to say thank you in advance for all the love, prayers and donations you can send their way and together we can work towards recovery!
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Organizer

Stephanie Wells 
Organizer
Dayton, OH
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