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Eight-year-old suffering from a fatal brain tumor – Facebook-call-up gives him the most beautiful Christmas

The small Drake from Vinton in the U.S. state of Louisiana is suffering from a brain tumor that occurs in childhood and usually fatal ends. At the beginning of December he got the sad news: The Tumor grows. A friend of the family decided to give the boy the best Christmas ever.

“We are overwhelmed by the support. People come up to me and thank me for being a part of this story,” says Drake’s mother, Danielle Quibodeaux, the news channel “WTHR”.

The Doctors gave to life to the young, only nine to 12 months. 12. December had expired nine months already. To Drake make the Christmas days as comfortable as possible, published a well-Known family with a Facebook call.

“Bathed in its mail box”

Already in June, wishes to his birthday, reached the eight-year-old with numerous luck. “I hope that we can flood his mailbox with Christmas cards, to show him how many people pray for him and support him,” wrote Jennifer Virgadamo Duhon at the end of November on Facebook.


Over 40,000 Christmas Cards

18. December had reached Drake already over 40,000 Christmas cards and packages. In the photos that the family shares on Facebook, there is no room in the house without the letters or packages.

Post from the President

In addition to the thousands of people who let the eight year old on Christmas to wish, even US President Donald Trump will not take to send a letter to the brave young: “Melania and I have recently learned of your diagnosis and pray for your recovery.”