Brother and sister beating cancer together

Hi. I am 17 years old and I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in October 2017, right after my mom was diagnosed with cancer. We were just getting back to a normal routine when my 12 year old brother was diagnosed with 2 cancerous brain tumors called Astrocytoma in August of 2018. He was having headaches, so our doctor did an MRI. A few weeks later, a brain biopsy confirmed the terrible news. We were so devastated with this news. Childhood cancer is supposed to be rare and yet my brother and I are now both warriors. We went for our check ups last week and the doctors felt a lump in my neck. They took me in to surgery to remove the lymp node. Unfortunately the results came back and my cancer has returned. I am now going to need a stem cell transplant, which involves an extended hospital stay, along with a very tough chemo regimen. My mom is a single mom who has been limited to working very part time due to all of our appointments and hospital stays. With myself and my brother diagnosed, my mom makes even more trips to San Francisco. There are so many expenses that we have. We are in great need of help to raise enough money to help with the costs of traveling, food and bills. Unfortunately bills don't stop when you have a cancer diagnosis. There are so many extra expenses that many people don't realize come with a cancer diagnosis. Our family has been through so much. We never thought this would happen to us, especially twice. No mom should have to watch 2 of her children fight this horrible monster. Please consider donating to us. No amount is too small. We appreciate each and every one of you for helping, sharing this post and praying. We know God listens.
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Baylie Hankins 
Riverbank, CA
Season Newell 
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