9-year-old fights brain cancer

Published: Feb. 8, 2020 at 5:07 PM MST
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A local family is reaching out after a devastating diagnosis.

Nine-year-old Antonio Duckworth was complaining constantly of headaches and doctors couldn’t figure out what was wrong. After a routine eye check, the scan revealed the hemorrhaging of his brain. Antonio learned Wednesday that this was a cancerous tumor. He and his family are in Denver currently for surgery and radiation.

“Antonio is the most caring-hearted little boy. It’s definitely been a struggle; not every family is going to go and expect to be told that someone has cancer,” says Antonio’s cousin Shawntaye Hunsberger.

The family is asking for the community’s help in paying medical bills. Here’s the link to their GoFundMe:

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