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Old    Ryan (bsebllhglyknit)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-29-2010, 10:01 AM Reply   
I worked with this guy for a month or so before he went back into the hospital. Pretty sad, but its amazing how high his spirits are.

http://www.azcentral.com/community/t...cer-party.html


Here is his video at the party. I guess, he was just out of it through out the whole party but all of a sudden he got up out of his wheel chair and spoke.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kYrwtc9jyg
Old    Blake Hughes (blake_hughes)      Join Date: May 2004       05-31-2010, 9:59 AM Reply   
That was pretty cool... His shout-out to his mom was perfect. Thanks for sharing.
Old    ScottRobinson            05-31-2010, 10:20 AM Reply   
Very cool at the end. Is he still with us?
Old    Ryan (bsebllhglyknit)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-31-2010, 11:53 AM Reply   
As of Friday he still is. I will get updates tommorow
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       06-03-2010, 8:47 AM Reply   
Wow, thanks for posting that. Unbelievably powerful!!
Old    Mattgettel (mattgettel)      Join Date: Jan 2009       06-03-2010, 8:55 AM Reply   
awesome guy. thanks for sharing!
Old    Seahawks #1 Fan Robert T (cwb4me)      Join Date: Apr 2010       06-03-2010, 9:17 AM Reply   
that is a very strong willed young man . i like the way he let everyone know whats most important in life the three f,s family,friends and most of all FUN. I WILL PRAY for him.
Old    Ed (elc)      Join Date: Jan 2008       06-03-2010, 9:38 AM Reply   
Great story. Thanks for sharing.
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       06-03-2010, 10:41 AM Reply   
wow...that video was a tear jerker...

Seems like he has a lot of great family and friends by his side.
Old    Andy Graham (ottog1979)      Join Date: Apr 2007       06-03-2010, 11:14 AM Reply   
A good reminder of what's really important. Thanks for posting.
Old    Ryan (bsebllhglyknit)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-03-2010, 10:01 PM Reply   
He is still alive hanging on. I know that when he was first diagnosed when he was really young doctors said he wouldnt live past 19.
Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       06-04-2010, 9:18 AM Reply   
That is an amazing story.
Old    Becky George (bg__dereks_mom)      Join Date: Aug 2009       06-04-2010, 9:37 AM Reply   
WOW, What a remarkable young man. When he started to break down while talking about his mom, I couldn't hold back my own tears. Maybe because I'm a mom too. I don't know how his mom was able to keep herself together. I guess we can see where he gets his strength.
I will be keeping this family in my prayers.
Old    Bevan (stxr_racer)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-05-2010, 4:43 PM Reply   
What a COOL guy!
Old    Brett (bmcgee)      Join Date: Nov 2007       06-16-2010, 5:13 PM Reply   
I just read that he passed away on the 9th. He had a great outlook on life. RIP
Old    Shane Miller (hematoma)      Join Date: Jul 2008       06-18-2010, 9:03 PM Reply   
Damn anyone have a tissue, that kid was awsome! RIP young man.
Old    Ryan (bsebllhglyknit)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-19-2010, 1:00 AM Reply   
Yea he passed away. It was a hard day at work. The lady I work with was real close to him and his mom and she was a wreak

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