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Team Fitzmaurice

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BENEFITING: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

ORGANIZER: Ellen

EVENT: Gearing Up to Find a Cure Car Show

EVENT DATE: Sep 21, 2014

Melanie Kill

THE STORY:

Ellen Anderson wrote -

My Dad was diagnosed with Lymphoma on his 77th birthday.  My Mom & Dad have birthdays that are 1 week apart and our family was planning on having a joint birthday party for them that weekend.  My Dad was telling me that he wasn't feeling very well and was not able to eat anything.  I checked in with him a day later and he was still not feeling very good and was suggesting that we cancel his party because he was not up for it.  My Dad is always up for a party and this was a sign that he was really not feeling good.  I came over the next day to check on him and with one look said, we are going to the emergency room.

They ran a few tests at the emergency room and they brought us in to a private area to tell us that they had found a mass and they believed that it was cancer.  Time stands still when you hear news like this.  I can remember feeling like I couldn't breath.  They couldn't give us much information at that point only that they had more tests to run until they could determine what needed to be done.

My Dad went through both Chemo and radiation and in between treatment he would travel and continue to live his life to the fullest.  Cancer has taken a toll on him physically but it has not kept him down.  Today he is 82 and still enjoying his life.

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The Team: $710 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Ellen Anderson

Amount Raised

$590

 

118% Raised of $500 Goal

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Melanie Kill

Amount Raised

$100

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Samantha Fitzmaurice

Amount Raised

$10

 

7% Raised of $150 Goal

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Lars Anderson

Amount Raised

$10

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Kelsey Bell

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$0

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Jeff Bell

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$0

 

0% Raised of $150 Goal

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Jessica Graham

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$0

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Jean Cook

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Donor Comments

Melanie Kill

Melanie Kill

DONATION: $100

Love and good wishes to Loyola and Team Fitzmaurice! :-) 3 years ago