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This fundraiser ended on 05/17/11

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Please Help a Friend, A Brother, A Son in need.. <3

Wade Thorson was born on February 17th 1988. He is the third and youngest child to his amazing parents, Brian and Amy Thorson. He was born having a loving old sister, Courtney and caring older brother Justin. Wade has always been such a joy to be around, family and friends. He is always the one to make anyone smile and never judge a book by the cover. He has made so many friends throughout his childhood that have grown a deep friendship and connection with him that they will never forget. Once you meet Wade, you never forget that bright white glowing smile or that loving laugh of his that could turn any bad day good. With so many friends and family near and far, Wade has grown so fond of traveling. If you can't get ahold of him, he's either on a plane or cruise, that was the life Wade always loved living. He never once thought, he would have to face this dreaded month of April 2011.

Wade has a scar straight down his torso from where he had a tumor removed the end of March 2011, at the hospital where he was, a couple days later diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. He was then informed that this has spread to his bladder, intestines and lymph-nodes. Wade, as well as anyone his age was in disbelief that he at the young age of 23 could have cancer. Unfortunately, this devastating news was true and he knew he had to be strong. He was released from the hospital on March 31st 2011 and that day began his long journey to fight this cancer and beat it. However, he knew there was only one way that he could do this and that's Chemotherapy Treatments. Wade is not working during this fight, as he needs to focus on getting well and recovering fully. Not to forget the countless days he will need to recover from Chemotherapy Treatments. So, together we can lift Wade up and help him during this time. Finances should be the last thing to trouble this young man's life, after all he's not fighting this alone, together we will fight this with him.
Family and friends have surrounded Wade with all sorts of love and support from all across the country. He cant count how many friends came to visit him in the hospital or how many friends were thinking and praying for his recovery to come quick. We are all so sadden by this event and yet we feel so helpless because we are limited to all we can do right now. Many of us would take his place because, Wade deserves a great life without troubles or times like these. Many of us feel we want to help but don't know how. This website will give you details as to how you can help Wade during this time and how we can HELP WADE FIGHT AND BEAT CANCER!
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