NOW:9-year-old most cancers affected person celebrating Christmas early
Lee Goldberg, WCSH
6:16 PM. PDT November 03, 2017
(NEWS CENTER) — Jacob Thompson was recognized with Stage four high-risk neuroblastoma in February 2014 when he was simply 5 years previous. Amazingly, Jacob is now 9, however the household says his time is proscribed, he will not be leaving the hospital, he will likely be having another Christmas.
“Jacob loves Christmas,” says his father Roger Guay.
Next weekend, Jacob and his household could have Christmas. His hospital room will likely be adorned with a tree and lights, some pretend snow and, after all, Santa Claus will likely be there. Like any 9-year-old boy, he desires presents and playing cards from his household and mates. But he additionally would love some love from anybody who feels impressed to achieve out.
“He loves cards from all people. He’s also a typical 9-year-old boy. He wants iTunes cards,” Guay stated. “He plays this game Sim City where he builds an entire city and he can use his iTunes cards to buy gems, which helps the process move a little faster.”
Jacob’s story has unfold by the state and the nation and playing cards and presents have been pouring in. What he actually desires and loves is home made Christmas playing cards. If any toys get despatched his means they are going to be shared with the entire youngsters who’re on the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center.
Jacob spent a part of Friday opening a few of the many playing cards and presents he was despatched.
► PHOTOS: Jacob reads playing cards, opens presents
Jacob met members of the University of Maine males’s hockey crew Thursday night time. They introduced him a signed Black Bears jersey and hockey stick and posed for footage.
► PHOTOS: Jacob meets Maine Ice Hockey gamers
Also, folks have reached out about coming to sing Christmas carols for Jacob. If anybody desires to take action, they’re requested to shoot movies of themselves singing Christmas carols after which publish them on the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital Facebook web page.
We will proceed to replace this web page with as many footage/movies as doable as they arrive in to us.
If you have an interest in sending Jacob a Christmas Card, please ship them to him at Maine Medical Center:
C/O Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME 04102
The household has additionally began a GoFundMe web page: https://www.gofundme.com/xkcjc8
► PHOTOS: Jacob Thompson
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