Keep Hope Alive for Aunt JoEllen

My Aunt JoEllen has always been an inspiration to me. She exudes positivity and is full of love, appreciation and hope. She always has a smile on her face and never complains of her pain. She sent me the following email telling me about her battle with cancer and the hurdles she is now facing. I wanted to set up this page for anyone who can donate some money to pay for her treatment at the Burzynski Clinic and the medication to fight her cancer. "Dear Heather, I have been battling cancer since my first diagnosis back in October of 1980. I underwent radiation and chemotherapy and was pretty healthy for a few years, but then it came back again having moved location to other soft tissues and also to the bones. In 1994, entered more treatment, chemo and radiation. I have battled many new cancers when they show up and move around. From 1994, my problem moved to the bones and most lately in the brain. I have now come to have hand tremors that are making my computer typing skills nearly impossible. I have been released from treatments in Muncie, In. and in Indianapolis, as having no future in treatments. But I am not ready to sit back and wait to die just yet. I still love to smell the flowers and each day is precious. I am in an experimental program at the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. This is a cutting-edge cancer research institute. My cost for the first month was $34,000 and it will be $4,500 each month for the medications to keep me in the program. The program is helping and I am getting stronger. It really hurts to ask for help but our savings are about gone and the treatments need to continue. Jo-Ellen Cook."
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Heather Williamson 
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