Hey there! My name is Ian. I'm a musician, writer, and bartender who unfortunately found out has a cancerous tumor and desperately wants to get rid of it.
A little about me- I'm a United States Marine Corps veteran having served in the 2003 war in Iraq now living in Seattle working with the band Pink Octopus on our 3rd record. I'm also working on my first novel as well as a collection of short stories, and a screenplay. I work as a bartender to pay the bills, but as you can imagine getting treatment to destroy this tumor is terribly expensive and I'm currently struggling to stay afloat.
My goal is to generate some extra income to pay for treatment so I can finish the various projects I'm currently involved in, and with any luck continue on to produce many more.
I love life and have been blessed to have met countless people who helped me transform my PTSD and subsequent depression of being in war into a fruitful life of creating art and helping other people find their own inner peace.
I vehemently want to continue, but I currently need your help. If you are able I will graciously accept any assistance you're able to provide. And, if I'm able to beat this unfortunate circumstance I promise to pay it all forward to help those in need.
Thank you in advance for anything you're able to provide.
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