Leza Harary is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Sophie Watson.
Dear Friends, Kelly Watson has cancer and she needs our help. Those of you who know her, know why I started this campaign, those of you who don't, please take a moment and read on; Just recently, she went to the Doctor because of abdominal pain. She told us they found a "mass" and not to worry, and jokingly said it was probably the "bubble gum" she swallowed. It wasn't. After further exploration, they informed her she has inoperable cancer. STAGE 4 ADENOCARCINOMA. It has since spread to her lymph nodes and liver. Here's what she told us in her own words: "Here is a short description of one of my cancers: Intestinal cancer, also known as small intestine cancer or small bowel cancer Specifically in the "duodenum" is very rare, accounting for less than 1 percent of all new cancer diagnoses - I have 2 masses there. Stretched out, the small intestine is about 21 feet long and comprises a large part of the digestive system. Still, it accounts for only 10 percent of all gastrointestinal cancers. I also have 2 masses in my Lymph nodes in my clavicles and a slice in my liver. My masses in the duodenum make it difficult to eat because of the pain and it also makes it difficult for my body to absorb nutrients from the food I can get down. I shared this because of the questions "Why can't they just cut it out"." The photo above is of Kelly's Family. She has 11 children. 2 are biological, the rest are fosters she and her husband adopted. 7 still live at home. She has a reputation within the system for accepting "special needs" children. All 7 that she recently adopted fall into this category, one with CP, legally blind with fetal alcohol syndrome and Microcephaly. In full, she has welcomed 75 foster children into her home. She was also a "life sharing provider" for 11 years, this is where she opened her home to intellectually disadvantaged adults and treated them like family.Her children are are in the care of her 21 year old (adopted) daughter while her husband is at work. Her medical bills will be Insurmountable. Her first medical bill ($7,500) comes at the end of January. Kelly has given most of her adult life to support, nurture and care for the disadvantaged souls who were lost "in the system" and now, more then ever, she and her family need our help. Please consider donating. If everyone who sees this donates even the price of a cup of coffee, together, we can make a huge impact. Thank you all in advance.