My brother's fight vs cancer again!

Hello Everyone,

My name is James and I am trying to raise money to help pay for my brother’s cancer treatments.  I would be extremely grateful for any help you can provide, as every dollar will allow him to receive the treatment he so desperately needs.  I’d like to raise enough money by his birthday on April 27th to make it possible for him to be here in LA receiving treatment at City of Hope.
I am heartbroken after hearing the sad news of my brother’s latest bout with cancer.  One family should not have to endure so much!  His wife has already battled breast cancer and John himself has been in remission for the last year after struggling through bladder cancer. When I came home to see my mother crying last week I knew I was about to hear some bad news.  She told me that John’s cancer was back, and this time it is worse – stage 4 lymphatic cancer.

I was devastated. I instantly began imagining life without my brother, and all I could think of was how could I ensure he that receives the best care possible?  He lives in Idaho and while I am sure he is getting solid care there, my goal is to move him out here for a while so he can get treatment at renowned cancer center City of Hope.  I love my brother so much, as does each and every one of us in the family and we want nothing more than to continue having John in our lives.  He is much too young to leave his wife, his kids and his loving mother, brothers and sister.

Please consider donating to my brother John’s cancer treatment fund.  Your generous donations will help him and his wife with ballooning medical expenses, the type of expenses that have already forced them into bankruptcy once after his wife’s breast cancer treatments, and also help my family pay for the top-notch care he deserves.

My family and I are extremely grateful to everyone who has already made donations for John’s care. Your support is deeply appreciated and we cannot thank you enough!

Thank you for your kindness and compassion,

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James Thiel 
Monrovia, CA
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