Help My Son Beat Cancer

My son, James Peters, Jr., was recently diagnosed with throat cancer.  James is a 46-year-old son, husband, and daddy to two fur babies.  He lives in Texas and you'll never meet a bigger Dallas Cowboys fan than my son, James.

James is unemployed due to downsizing and has been struggling with his health for awhile now.  After many tests and alot of poking and prodding, the doctors found cancer on his voice box.  The cancer has made it difficult for James to breathe and to speak.

James and his wife, Dinah, have already spent over $5,000.00 on doctor bills, ambulance charges, hospital parking, emergency room bills, etc.  The bills are piling up and they are having a hard time keeping up with their everyday living expenses.

James and Dinah have a long road ahead of them and finances are the last thing they should be worried about. Instead, their focus should be on healing and keeping their strength to fight this terrible illness.  Our family is doing what we can to assist them, but we just don't have enough.

The doctors plan to treat the mass with radiation.  Our prayers are that this plan of action will work.  James will undergo seven weeks of radiation that will cost $5,250.00, dental work of $2,000.00 to prepare his teeth for the damage the radiation treatment could potentially cause,  and hospital trips and travel back and forth are creating huge transportation, food, and parking expenses.

My son is too young and too precious to have to fight this evil disease.  My first request is for prayers as I know God is able to heal James and make him whole with 100% recovery.  My second request, for those who are able, is to donate whatever amount you can to help with the mounting medical bills that James and Dinah are facing.

I thank each and every one of you for reading this and for helping in whatever way you can.

God bless you,
Patricia Shook

Donations

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  • Tim Anderson 
    • $75 
    • 35 mos
  • Gary Peters 
    • $200 
    • 35 mos
  • Judy Goodridge 
    • $25 
    • 35 mos
  • Melody Proffit 
    • $200 
    • 35 mos
  • Martha Turner 
    • $20 
    • 35 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Patricia Shook 
Organizer
Portsmouth, VA
Henry Peters 
Beneficiary
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