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(Austin's Army) by: Jennifer Parker: So far, Austin is doing well following his most recent treatment. He's in good spirits, has a strong sense of humor, and has avoided any serious side effects. Thanks for all your prayers on that score! The doctors have said he has one more treatment, beginning Oct. 31 and lasting 5 days. This one will probably be more difficult. It would be a really awesome 15th birthday present if he could be done with all treatments in November, be declared cancer-free, and ring the gong at the Children's Center.
A fundraiser was put on by Hooters on Monday, July 15 in order to raise money for cancer victim Austin Thacker who is 14 years old. In a total of two hours around $300 was raised along with $1,200 from hat and shirt sales and private donations.
Austin Thacker, a 14-year-old, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma in April of this year. Money continues to pour in through either fundraisers or donations given to Austin’s Army gofundme website.
A fundraiser took place at Sauce and Frost on June 4 for 14-year-old cancer patient, Austin Thacker, who is fighting non-Hodgkin's Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma.
A fundraiser night will be taking place on Tuesday, June 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. for Austin Thacker, a 14-year-old student at Legacy Traditional School, who is battling non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma.
After 14-year-old Austin Thacker, of Legacy Traditional School , was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma, fellow students and the community have come together to make things a little easier on the family.
Austin Thacker, local eighth grader struggling with cancer, remains in high spirits.
Conner Lutz, 18, was late for baseball practice at Canyon del Oro High School on May 7. He's been late two times each week for most of the season, he said, adding, "Coach is alright with it because I do this."