Brendan with a Surprise Visit to Ford Field After Surgery

Meet our friend Brendan! Brendan and his dad, Paul, were our guests for Monday Night Football and they had a blast! Brendan was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when he was nine years old. Brendan was not responding to treatment despite the many efforts to get his disease process under control. Nine weeks after his first surgery, Brendan had surgery to reverse the Ileostomy. He recently developed a reaction to the medication he takes for Crohn’s disease and was hospitalized over Thanksgiving. While in the hospital he was given ultraviolet therapy, sustained first degree burns, and had to be readmitted into the hospital. He was feeling well enough to come to the game with us and did have a grea

Wicked Awesome Wishes Grants Sideline Access to Cooper

Meet our buddy Cooper! Cooper is 15 and a freshman football player in high school. He is, of course, a huge Lions fan! Cooper and his father, Jeremy, were selected to join Lady Jane’s Wicked Awesome Wishes, and Detroit Lions LB Stephen Tulloch for Detroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay game. Cooper was one of three children that Jeremy and his wife, Debbie, adopted from the Michigan Foster Care system. In 2006, Cooper’s sister, Mackenzie, was diagnosed with kidney cancer at age four. After a brave fight, Mackenzie lost her battle in 2008. Cooper has been an amazing big brother to his other three little sisters and we were glad to give him and his father a Wicked Awesome day with us at the Lions game. H

Wicked Awesome Wishes Grants Raymond a Sideline View

Please meet our new friend, Raymond Cosley! Raymond is 52 years old and has been fighting cancer since 2008. He was in remission from 2011 until February of this year. During minor surgery, they discovered another mass and from there they determined that the Lymphoma had returned and chemotherapy would start again. Raymond and his wife have four children, one of which — Raymond Jr. — he brought to the game with us on Thanksgiving! They are huge Lions fans and were pleasantly surprised by a visit from Detroit Lions great, Herman Moore, while down on the field! We wish Raymond and his family a happy holiday and he is in our thoughts and prayers to beat cancer! Raymond and his family are Wicked

Cancer Fighter Nicholas, Football Teammates Treated to a Pizza Party

Nicholas Ureel was diagnosed with cancer in the fall of 2012 during his junior year at Chippewa Valley High School. For the past year, he has undergone numerous operations, treatment plans, and hospital stays. On Monday, November 11 2013, Nicholas’ battle against cancer will continue as he begins yet another treatment plan. It has been a tough battle so far, and Nicholas has a very long road ahead. Nicholas, a Clinton Township resident, remains on the sidelines during the Chippewa football games. His senior year is not turning out as he imagined, but he feels stronger knowing that his “football family” is behind him at all times. As a kind of “rally” before Nick begins fighting again on Mond

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