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auntiemern
June 27th, 2017, 11:40 PM
As many of you know my BIL has been fighting a very rare form of cancer. There has not been a case of this type in Missouri since the 1980's. I got a phone call today, that rocked my world. My BIL is one of the kindest, most giving, gentle men that I have ever known. He has been married to my sister for 40 yrs. This is going to be a harder road for all of us for a bit. Please keep my sis, her DH, and their family in your thoughts and prayers. This is her post from FB from earlier today:

This has been a really rough day for my family...As you all know, Gerry has battling cancer for 2.5 years now...Well, today we got the news that we knew was coming, but still extremely hard to hear...
The Dr's told us, that there is nothing else treatment wise that can be done...The tumor in his abdomen is starting to choke everything off...They are going to put him on a Chemo treatment that is to taken 5 days in a row...He has to stay in the hospital for the treatment. ..The treatment is could possibly shrink the tumor a bit, but mostly to try to keep it from growing so evasively...We talked about surgery, but that is not an option..Because the tumor is pretty much attached to everything, they would have to reconstruct everything in his abdomen. ..The Dr. told us that it could be days, weeks, but no longer than 6 months to a year.. PLEASE say prayers for him & his family...He will get to come home though hopefully....They are trying to get his pain in check so he is not suffering. ..

CraftySweetPeas
June 28th, 2017, 12:00 AM
Prayers going up fir all of you; extra prayers for your BIL. So sorry to read this.

lovemyavy
June 28th, 2017, 12:06 AM
Hugs and prayers ...

Kgrammiecaz
June 28th, 2017, 12:14 AM
So very sorry to hear. Hugs to all. And prayers of course.

seaturtle
June 28th, 2017, 12:15 AM
Marilyn, I saw your post on FB, but I didn't know what it was about. Prayers for your sister and family as you go through this. We're here if you need to talk or vent or whatever.

Angelia
June 28th, 2017, 12:19 AM
Thinking of him and your family.

JCY
June 28th, 2017, 12:28 AM
So sorry to get this news. May God be with you all as you journey through these difficult days. Thoughts & prayers are with you.

stationarymom
June 28th, 2017, 12:53 AM
Marilyn I will def pray for your family and you.I hope your BIL does not suffer.

Jean Sewing Machine
June 28th, 2017, 01:03 AM
Prayers for your BIL AND SIS, AND FOR YOUR WHOLE FAMILY.

redcaboose1717
June 28th, 2017, 02:09 AM
Marilyn,
I am so very sorry to hear this.....I will put him on my prayer list, and also add him to our church prayer list too.....144395

(((HUGS))))

KarenC
June 28th, 2017, 02:47 AM
Thinking of you and praying for all of the family.

Judy, USMC
June 28th, 2017, 03:29 AM
That type of news is always devastating to hear ... prayers offered for him, his family, and you Marilyn. Your sister will need your emotional support I'm sure.

GrammaBabs
June 28th, 2017, 04:26 AM
Marilyn...
I will pray and continue to pray for your BIL Gerry! This cruel disease needs to be knocked out!!! Why does it always happen to the greatest and kindest of us! Hugs to you all... GB

Star lover
June 28th, 2017, 05:02 AM
I will also be praying for Gerry and his family and yours. The Lord's ways aren't ours, we just never know. Praying for Gerry's pain, comfort, peace for all and the Lord's grace and mercy throughout all of this. My heart aches for you all ...sending hugs and love

Iris Girl
June 28th, 2017, 05:13 AM
Marilyn my thoughts are with him and your whole family . Hugs to all

kimsophia
June 28th, 2017, 06:38 AM
Offering prayers for strength and comfort...

Georgie Girl
June 28th, 2017, 07:53 AM
Will add you all to my prayer list. Why is it getting longer?

MRoy
June 28th, 2017, 08:10 AM
Praying for your family.

peggiep
June 28th, 2017, 08:55 AM
So sorry to hear this upsetting turn of events. Prayers of comfort and peace for your entire family.

Suzette
June 28th, 2017, 10:11 AM
I am so, so sorry to hear this. I will keep him and all of you who know and love him in my prayers.

shermur
June 28th, 2017, 10:32 AM
Marilyn, so sorry to hear this news. Prayers and thoughts coming, sweetie!

Carolnnc
June 28th, 2017, 10:43 AM
Sending prayers and hugs for all the family.

Carlie Wolf
June 28th, 2017, 10:48 AM
I'm so sorry to hear this and have you and your family in my prayers. :-(

sewbizzy
June 28th, 2017, 01:38 PM
Sending prayers...hugs to you...

Sharyn J
June 28th, 2017, 02:25 PM
So sorry to hear this news. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Yanna
June 28th, 2017, 02:51 PM
Saying prayers for all.

Cool Breeze Quilter
June 28th, 2017, 03:19 PM
I am so sorry. I will be praying for your BIL and his family.

songbird857
June 28th, 2017, 03:25 PM
Oh Marilyn... prayers from the east coast coming your way.

JaniceR
June 28th, 2017, 03:33 PM
Marilyn, I am so sorry to hear this very sad and tragic news. I will pray for him, you, and your whole family.

Cokie
June 28th, 2017, 03:47 PM
I hate cancer. I'm so sorry - praying for your BIL and your whole family.

jjkaiser
June 28th, 2017, 03:57 PM
My heart is just breaking for you. I am so sorry.

Bubby
June 28th, 2017, 06:20 PM
I'm praying and will continue for Bill and everyone who loves him.

Jean Sewing Machine
June 28th, 2017, 06:21 PM
Saying many prayers for you and your family!

WendyI
June 29th, 2017, 01:55 PM
So very sorry for your family. :'(

((((HUGS))))

SallyO'Sews
June 29th, 2017, 09:29 PM
So sorry, dear; praying for Gerry and all of you.