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Support Ryan's Brain Cancer Battle

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Hi friends!

I have some bad news. On March 11th I went to the emergency room after losing motor control of my left arm and leg. Doctors identified a 5cm tumor and removed most of it 2 days later. Since then I’ve spent 3 weeks relearning how to use my left arm, type and walk.

Now for the bad news. My tumor is called a glioblastoma. It’s cancer, it’s aggressive and it’s incurable. It will kill me.

My road ahead is going to be painful and hopefully long. And we will need help. I’ll need help. My wonderful wife Leanna and son Beckett will need help and your love.

My treatment path and length is unknown and will be expensive. This week on Wed (April 10th) I'll undergo a 2nd brain surgery at Duke, which will be 100% paid by us, out-of-pocket. Any donations here will help guarantee a positive financial future for Leanna and Beckett.

Thank you for the absolute outpouring of love and support. It makes SUCH a difference. Now let’s kick some butt and steal some more years.


  • Bernd Kilga
    • $100 
    • 3 d
  • Mauro Chojrin
    • $70 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous
    • $10 
    • 8 d
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 11 d
  • Anonymous
    • $10 
    • 11 d

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Ryan Weaver
Grand Rapids, MI
Leanna Pelham
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