Jenn's Dream Family Vacation

My sister Jennifer is the strongest person I know and is one of my greatest sources of inspiration. She has no idea I am making this and has never mentioned or asked anyone to make one of these for her. But if anybody deserves for their story to be heard, it is my amazing sister Jenn. She has already beaten breast cancer before, but recently it has come back with a vengeance.



 Her oncologist never told her a life expectancy because she is such a strong fighter and she is so strong willed that he didn't want to limit her to a set number of days. After 6 months of fighting tooth and nail she is still in good spirits. She was recently informed that with the type of cancer she has and the way that it has spread, her life expectancy was roughly 6 months. Well, those 6 months have come and passed and Jenn is still giving her all into her struggle with the awful hand that she was dealt. 

Jenn has been experimenting with different types of extremely aggressive Chemotherapy. However, her doctors believe she only has months to live. Whether that is 2 months, 4 months, 12 months, or 24 months is unclear. Knowing my hardheaded sister, she isn't going down without a fight. As of now, she is getting her affairs in order just to be prepared in case things were to take a drastic turn for the worse. As I am sure you can imagine, cancer is not cheap and their finances have been being sucked dry. Not only is it not cheap, it is a miserable and uncomfortable treatment. Below is a photo of the amount of fluid that has to be drained from my sister's lung cavity nearly every week, and sometimes more often than that. 



Jenn's biggest goal in the near future is to take her family on the most magnificent dream vacation that she can imagine. She dreams to visit Kauai, Hawaii in a couple of months with her magnificent Husband and three beautiful kids. Jenn has limited time left here with her loved ones, and she wants to make memories with her famiy that will last an entire lifetime.


So if you want to help the strongest woman I have ever met to accomplish her dream vacation it would mean the world; not only to Jenn, but to me and her entire family as well.   Every small donation helps more than I could ever put into words. Even if we can raise her enough money to cover the flight tickets, this would lift an enormous burden off of her already extremely burdened back. I personally will not give up trying to make my sister's last wishes come true, and I would be eternally grateful for anybody who is willing to help me help my beautiful sister.



Thank you for taking the time to read this short story, it was not very easy to write. Also, even if you are unable to add a donation, Jenn truly appreciates any and all support as well as prayers.

Donations

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  • Kasey Young 
    • $215 
    • 37 mos
  • Jennifer McKinney 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
  • Kasey Young 
    • $190 
    • 38 mos
  • Sandra Wilson 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
  • Blaire Scallan 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Louby Trahan 
Organizer
Broussard, LA
Jennifer Martinez 
Beneficiary
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