Alicia's Army

Alicia was just diagnosed with a brain tumor called a meningioma. She underwent an extensive 12 hour surgery mid March to remove it at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The entire tumor was unable to be removed because it is very close to vital nerves. She will require radiation therapy and extensive rehabilitation. Alicia has already suffered some loss of her vision and hearing due to the tumor. 

The neurosurgeon at Jefferson told Alicia that it is unusual to see such an aggressive tumor in a women of her age. In true Alicia fashion, she has donated her tumor to the neuroscience department at Jefferson to promote further research and new treatments for this type of tumor.28629468_15220229160_r.jpeg

Alicia is a beautiful soul and one of the kindest, most selfless individuals. She is the kind of gal that would honestly give you the shirt off her back, if you needed it. 

She has a 12 year old son, Dominic, who is the center of her world. She has worked hard to provide for him financially and worked equally hard to be a positive role model and raised him on her own.  Not too long along, Alicia met this wonderful guy named Andy.  Andy and Alicia are engaged to be married, but have had to postpone the wedding due to her current medical condition.

This go fund me is to help Alicia pay for her unexpected medical expenses and help support her and her son. Alicia may be unable to work for several months and this will alleviate the additional stress of worrying about her finances so that she can focus on her recovery.28629468_15220229490_r.jpeg28629468_15220229730_r.jpeg


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Organizer and beneficiary

Andrea Bratic Pirritano 
Lower Moreland Township, PA
Alicia Oswald 
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