Blake just turned 17 in May. Blake was seen in emergency on the evening of the 18th where a mass the size of a softball was seen on CT. Blake was immediately referred to pediatric oncology in Kalispell MT (166 miles one way) for an appointment the very next morning. Blake has expressed the joy and love of being a mechanic and welder when he grows up. Blake enjoys his weekends in the shop turning wrenches. After his appointment on the 19th with a biopsy, spinal tap, us and another CT scan he was diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma. Blake has 6 tumors that have been found thus far the biggest one being the size of a softball between his heart and ribs. Blake will undergo a PET scan on Thursday, more imaging scans and then start Chemo on the 3rd of October. At this time all of his procedures and treatment will be done in Kalispell at Logan health 166 miles away from home. Blake's dad will be out of work during this time to be with him. We grately appreciate everyones help, love and prayers. We are trying to help cover living, travel and personal expenses for the family at this time. We will be posting updates regularly. Prayers are always welcomed and appreciated. Please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have.