Help Robert Nelson with Cancer Treatment Expenses
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Robert Nelson had driven truck for us for about a year and a half that is until he had a seizure while at home on a two day break (thank God the seizure didn't happen while driving a big truck) he was rushed to St. Mary's in Rochester, MN.and was ...
Robert Nelson had driven truck for us for about a year and a half that is until he had a seizure while at home on a two day break (thank God the seizure didn't happen while driving a big truck) he was rushed to St. Mary's in Rochester, MN.and was later diagnosed with having a brain tumor on July 8, 2013. The tumor is the size of an orange, in the prime real estate of his brain so doctors have told him they cannot operate on it as this would leave him unable to talk, paralysis and poor quality of life. He starts radiation therapy on Aug. 13, 2013. They desperately need help with medical, travel expenses etc as Robert cannot work at all. This has shocked everyone who knows him, they of course were not prepared for anything like this. The doctors hope with aggressive radiation 5 times a week for 6 weeks will shrink the tumor down or eradicate it all together and we are all praying so hard for that! Cancer is so devastating to anyone. Robert has driven truck for many, many years but still lived a healthy life and overnight his whole life has changed so this has certainly shaken him and everyone who knows him.

Knowing the desperation of his condition and his situation I have felt compelled to try to seek out donations for him and his expenses. He comes from a small town in MN and resources for help here are so limited. Even if every truck driver reached out to help and just gave one dollar- what a huge difference this could make! Truckers band together and help each other and this is a family who truly needs help. I wouldn't take time away from my business operations to create this page if I didn't feel in my heart this family is a good family who has fallen on hard times and needs any help people are willing or can give. So if you have the means please help this family.

We hope to one day see him return back to the road driving truck for us but if and until that happens and we pray that it does, anyone who can reach out to help, we ask please give what you can. You can donate anonymously or you can leave your name with your donation and anyone can leave words of encouragement/support here as well. Thank you in advance.

Robert- don't get upset that i posted your pre-biopsy picture :) I know you look a little scared in this picture but who wouldn't be scared??!! Cancer is a scary thing! Hey, it's a great picture of you and your wife anyways!
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