Valerie, Maci & Blake Need You

I am setting up this page for a dear family who is fighting with all their strength & love to prolong the young life of Blake Bowne & to cure his older sister, Maci.  
Their mother Valerie Bright is a single mom who has dedicated her life to raising this precious young man & beautiful young lady into stellar human beings. 
I am writing this for them so I won't be able to be too precise with details.  
Several years ago Blake was diagnosed with rhabdomyocarcoma,  a rare cancer that typically hits young people. Unfortunately Blake's cancer is one that has refused to stay in remission.   At this point, he is on a trial & they are hoping & praying for some success. He is in much pain because of tumors in & around many of his bones.  
Then several months ago, Maci received an unbelievable diagnosis of small cell ovarian cancer. This is a very rare cancer that strikes young women in their mid 20's.  While her brother his fighting for his life, Maci is fighting for hers.   She is on chemo & just turned 26.  Insurance is one of their many hurdles. 
Valerie is not only a dedicated mom, but she is also a dedicated school teacher who needs her job to help cover so many expenses that just keep piling up.  She only has 10 days of paid vacation during the school year, but will probably need to take off many more days to be with her children.  
I know there are so many people who have great needs.  If you know this family, please send what you can. 
If you don't know them, but their story has pulled at your heart strings, any donation would be gratefully received. 
And of course, please add them to prayer lists - any you can find!!!


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Organizer and beneficiary

Nancy Patterson 
Tyler, TX
Valerie Bright 
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