Help Justin with a Life-Saving Surgery

My name is Christian. I am a good friend and roommate of Justin's. I've known him for 17 years now. I am trying to help him raise enough funds to cover a surgery that will save him from a life-threatening gradually-worsening situation. Justin was born with a series of complex and rare disorders resulting from a birth disability in his ear and passageways. He was born deaf in one ear due to this. Although he struggled with symptoms due to the cause of the ear deformities, it wasn't until a couple of years ago that he started experiencing real symptoms showing the severity of the issue. He would experience sharp pain in his ears, weekly ear infections, developed asthma and had extreme bouts of unexplained vertigo, sending him to the floor or bedridden for days at a time. After many doctor visits and tests, he finally got some answers only recently, although his unique condition baffled doctors. The diagnosis was stacked with nearly six different conditions triggered by each other. This remarkable symbiotic relationship in his ears, head, and passageways somehow prevented him from repeatedly fighting fatal issues such as Meningitis and other intracranial infections. The doctors were afraid to break this relationship accidentally because it was misunderstood how it worked...until recently. They escalated his case, and with some prestigious doctors coming on board, an intricate surgery option has been proposed. Justin is currently very ill and in dire need of this surgery, and due to the time away from work, we are also trying to help build him savings he can use when he gets out of the hospital to get back on his feet. If you know anything about Justin, you would know that he would do anything for anyone, even strangers. He has a heart of gold and a consistently positive outlook on any obstacle. Mixed with a bit of stubbornness has allowed him to fight this so far. We appreciate any aid you can give.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Christian Topak
Organizer
Murrieta, CA
Justin Schroeder
Beneficiary

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