Fuck Cancer

Fuck Cancer

May 02, 2018

Ladies & Gentlemen, by this means we would like to introduce to you @willy.beating.cancer - He is a serving member of the 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and Afghanistan Veteran. On return to Australia from his deployment to Afghanistan Matt was diagnosed with an oligodendroglioma. Brain cancer.

We’ve come into contact with Matt through social media and when he told us his story, we wanted to do something. He was looking for a little motivation to stay active in his home gym whilst undergoing chemotherapy. We did the least we can here, but we want to do more. Our personal experiences from witnessing, up close, the horrific effect of cancer has left a mark on us which will last a lifetime.

The Veteran community is a powerful entity, so in saying that.

What would we like you to do? Simple, send Matt a message on his social media and let him know that the veteran community is with him to beat the shit out of this thing, because aside from medicine, the will to fight and survive is medicine in itself. And we never let our brothers fight alone, ever.

Matt is currently receiving medical care provided by the ADF, but if you’re willing to do more, Matt would like you to support Carries Beanies 4 Brain Cancer (www.carriesbeanies4braincancer.com)

Oh, and send nudes - it says so right behind Matt.

 



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