Feb 9, 2017
Tyler West was a normal first grader until he was diagnosed with Leukemia. In this episode, we continue a talk with his mother about the struggles and pains he and his family faced. We look at how fighting cancer is a family struggle. It is not all bad though because we see how a family helps lend strength to the afflicted and shares in the struggles as well as victories.
This is not an easy story to hear, but it is a great view into the strength even young children can have. We talk about Tyler's sisters and their reactions as well as other family members. All of this combines to weave a story of help coming from unexpected places. On the lighter side, we look at the origin of the #suckitcancer tag used in Tyler updates. It may seem a crude phrase, but cancer is a crude disease so it can get over itself. Learn more at his facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tydudedance/ or better yet, give a little to St. Jude and help them fight for others like Tyler.
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