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Benefit for Edan

Posted: Friday, Aug 2nd, 2013

MENDOTA Edan McPeak has been battling cancer for eight years, and has been told by doctors his options are limited. To help cover medical costs and participate in a holistic treatments his family and friends are hosting a benefit to help Edan and his mother, Julene Sandusky, with financial assistance.

McPeak was diagnosed with Neroblastoma, a rare childhood cancer, when he was 6 years old. He has undergone high doses of radiation, chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant, two experimental cancer drugs, hundreds of scans, numerous biopsies and five surgeries. At the age of 14 he is still fighting but has exhausted all traditional cancer treatments.

A benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Gofore Hole, 524 N. 44th Rd., Mendota, starting at 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per person.

For the complete article see the 08-01-2013 issue.

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