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To sum up my story, I just want to say that I'm only asking for $5,000 because I think that asking for anything is embarrassing enough.Thnx!

Hello, my name is Todd Gatton I'm 33 and I was born in 1979 with a very rare skin disorder called "Epidermolysis Bullosa" and my identical twin brother Jarrod, was also born with the same condition, but he passed away December of 2009. Jarrod was diagnosed with cancer and in 6 months he was gone. His cancer started in his right hand and with surgery to fix it they did a bunch of other test and found out that the cancer had spread to his left lung and there was nothing they could do for him, but keep him fully medicated for the pain until he passed away.
I, now have a very serious nasty looking sore on my right hand that has been getting worse for 3 years now and the pain is almost unbearable. I am on Medicaid insurance, but no Doctor within 3 and a half hours from where I live will accept my insurance and they all refuse to treat me unless I pay out of pocket. My income is less than $700 dollars a month and I can not afford to live and pay for my Doctor visits and medication every month. I haven't been diagnosed with cancer because I haven't been tested, but I believe i have cancer I just dont know how bad it is. If you look at the pictures of my hand, I warn you, they are hard to look at. All doctors that have seen my hand all have said they've never seen anything like it before. I don't know what else to do and I am so ashamed to even ask for help, but the pain is just unbearable and I cannot afford to pay for the pain medicine I need every month, along with the Doctor visits every three months. My weight has dropped alot over the past few months and I now weight less than 90 lbs. I only eat 1 meal a day because after I eat that's when the pain is at its worst. Please, if anyone can afford to give just $1.00 that would help me and I couldn't thank you enough. I will do whatever it takes to get the help I need. Thank you for listening to my story and again prepare yourself if you choose to look at the pictures I have posted. I will post more later but the ones I have posted are of my right hand.
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