Love my husband, need your help!

Hello, my husband and I have been married for 28 years, and he is my best friend.  We have 3 kids and have 5 grandchildren.  My husband has worked hard all of his life and he is a very good man.  We recently moved to Alabama from Ohio 5 years ago, with my husband getting a new job, and a new future for us and our family.  About a year after moving to Alabama, he got an infection in his jaw, and it moved into the bone.  As of yet,  no hospital, doctor can figure out, nor get rid of it.   He's been to 3 Major University Hospitals, and no one can determine what he has, except and infection that won't go away.  The infection spread into his jaw bone, and he had to undergo 38 surgeries, and a jaw bone replacement from his leg bone.   We moved back to Ohio in January of 1015, to seek help with the Cleveland Clinic.   He's lost his job, and insurance and we were forced to go on Obama Care, which he now has medicare, but doesn't pay for much.   We had a week of NO INSURANCE, and during that week, he had 2 more surgeries.  Total medical bills is $525,000 that we have to pay the doctors and hospitals.  He has been on IV antibiotics for over 2 1/2 years and is still showing signs of the infection not going away.  (some companies won't deliver without a payment plan)  This has been going on for almost 5 years.   Now, he's been diagnosed with cancer of the face.  We just keep getting bad news! We are now faced with Chemo, Radiation and Dialysis,  Daily trips to the Cleveland Clinic Hospital.    He has lost feeling in his face, and has permanent "facial nerve damage" !  The gas and travel will help with his expenses, loss of hours worked, just to keep afloat with household expenses...gas, hotels, and copays not to mention his medicines.  Thank you all for your support!!

You may also follow John's story and receive daily updates on his health at https://www.facebook.com/JohnGiannelliSrHisJourneyHisFight

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Karrie Paulik Giannelli 
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Massillon, OH
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