By creator to www.easttexasmatters.com
DANGERFIELD, Texas (KETK)- Restrictions on medical procedures have been lifted Wednesday, as Gov. Greg Abbott rolled out his phased plan to reopen Texas.
This comes simply in time for one East Texas father, who’s been hoping and praying for a miracle.
21-year-old Daniel Stanley had all of it with a spouse, three youngsters, and dwelling his dream life on the farm.
That every one modified when he noticed a billboard advert driving by Texarkana heading dwelling to Dangerfield.
“I didn’t get the quantity or nothing, all I did was see the image, so I referred to as some mates and so they acquired a maintain of the billboard and I gave them my data,” stated Stanley.
The advert confirmed an image of a contented household on the lookout for somebody to avoid wasting Georgia’s father’s life after being diagnoses with stage 4 kidney illness.
“I lived for about 10 years with stage 4 kidney failure,” stated Todd Heller, the daddy within the image that Stanley noticed.
Todd and his spouse Kathy have spent greater than a decade, trying to find an organ donor.
“I acquired sick from an autoimmune illness in 2009 and that attacked my kidney and so we knew for a very long time that ultimately I’d should get a kidney however my kidney operate was getting much less and fewer yearly,” defined Todd.
Now, counting on dialysis 5-6 days per week to maintain his kidneys functioning, Daniel quickly turned their saving grace.
“Its very onerous even while you discover somebody form sufficient to donate a kidney, to get a kidney that matches, and all of the blood work and all of the testing, its actually like discovering a needle in a hay stack,” stated Todd.
It appeared to be a match made in heaven, till they obtained information that may shock each households.
“I went by all of the testing and I used to be an ideal match,” continued Daniel. “Come to seek out out, I used to be identified with most cancers from Piedmont.”
Daniel has unknowingly been dwelling with stage 4 most cancers, which rapidly unfold all through his total physique attacking his kidneys, coronary heart, mind, and lungs.
“What would have been if I wouldn’t have answered God’s name,” a query Daniel asks himself day by day.
Going by chemo and radiation remedies on the MD Anderson Most cancers Heart in Houston, with no insurance coverage to cowl his medical payments, the Georgia household circled and determined to assist create a brand new billboard advert.
The brand new advert will be seen in Texarkana and shortly nationwide. It asks folks to donate and assist Daniel.
The subsequent step for him is a number of surgical procedures to take away the injury most cancers has induced to a number of of his organs.
As for the Heller household in Georgia, they are saying one other donor has stepped ahead, and are hoping to organize for surgical procedure quickly. To be taught extra about Heller’s journey, CLICK HERE.
If you want to donate to Daniel and assist him by his journey you possibly can CLICK HERE.