Cancer is a big ol’ life-destroying b*tch, and it’s not only one of the worst things a family can go through, but it also can be one of the most expensive.
A young gamer who goes by the name zylTV has been hard at work to help fund his father’s cancer treatment by streaming games including the likes of Epic Games’ Fortnite for up to 10 hours a day.
zylTV’s Twitch chat bot explains his family’s heartbreaking situation, stating: “My father was diagnosed with stage 3 rectum cancer on September 14, 2018.
“His cancer spread to his lungs and liver which brought him to stage 4 cancer. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy. These are the circumstances that the doctors gave him: No chemo 1 year death, 3 years chemo 20% live.
“Please donate anything you possibly can. All money will go towards funding his medication. Much love from me and all of my family members.”
The pre-teen has been pulling in the donations thanks to his hard work and efforts, and it’s bringing a huge amount of pride for his family.
Over on Reddit, one user commented on the situation writing: “I really hope for the best for this kid and his father. According to this clip, it’s stage 4(?) rectal cancer. Pretty f*cked up that a kid this young has to see his father go through this, and I of course feel awful for the father. I hope that they can pull through this, but all the money in the world can only do so much if it spreads further before they can treat it.
“Also, F*CK the fact that this family has to rely on money donated by internet strangers to save his life. I understand the complexities, but f*cking christ it sucks to essentially beg for your life.”
Check out zylTV on Twitch and Twitter.
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