A mother’s social media’s post about her young son battling cancer has gone viral. Drake who is 10 years old, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2012, and he’s now battling the disease for a second time.
Jessica shared the following message with the photo:
Drake was admitted to the hospital for dehydration and some other issues shortly after the mother’s viral message.
“He is in extreme pain and still not eating or drinking,” she said. “They will also be starting physical therapy to help regain strength in his hips and legs, and build his endurance. Please be assured myself, his family, and his team of healthcare professionals are doing absolutely everything we can to help him and get him better.”
Many people responded to the post with prayers and their own stories of battling cancer:
Family members have set up a YouCaring page to help pay for medical expenses. If you would like to donate, click here. A mailbox has also been set up for anyone wishing to send Drake some love or help his family out with helpful items, such as gas cards.
PO Box 1725
Tomball, TX 77377-1725
According to his Facebook page, Drake loves college football (Huskers), Pokémon , remote control cars and planes, iTunes gift cards to watch movies and soccer.
“The out pouring of love and support is appreciated,” his family said.
For more info and updates on his condition: Click HERE