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Spark Spotlight on Christopher Case

Most days, social media gets a bad reputation, but today, I'm thankful for it- I'm thankful that it gave us the chance to connect with Christopher Case, a 35 year old Medistinal Germ Cell Cancer fighter who oncologists have given a terminal diagnosis. I have such a hard time writing that because I believe in a healing God of miracles, so I'm just going to keep doing that for Chris' circumstance. Read up on this very cool person and check out his bucket list below- let's make some of these things happen STW community!

Q: Who are you? 

Christopher Case, I was born in Holland and moved to the states when I was 6. 

How did you find out you had cancer?

 Well on New Year's Eve, I played a game of football, the next morning I was having chest pains and just thought it was cramps, finally later that night I decided to go to the ER and they found a mass in my chest that was 12 cm. So they referred me to Moffitt Cancer Center and by the time I started treatment it was 20 cm.

Q: What was your initial response to your diagnosis?

 My initial response was great, I was on track for full remission, but after 8 rounds of chemotherapy and surgery to remove my tumor, 4 new ones grew in it's place. So it was determined I was terminal with a short time to live.

Q: What are you dealing with the darkness and stay strong while having to fight? 

Honestly my self preservation has kicked in and my mind will not allow me to quit. I do have very dark days but I just think about my 10 year old and it keeps me going.

Q: Tell us about your support and caregiver(s)!

 I have a wonderful girlfriend who is very supportive, my sister and mother are also very supportive. They keep me going by reminding me that I'm in a fight and that's what I need to continue to do.

Q: Has your fight changed/impacted your perspective on life?

 It has, it has reminded me the grass is green, the sky is blue. It has shown me that I have been taking everything for granted and that I need to enjoy life, and everything that life has to offer. Family, friends, even the little things like the smell of fresh cut grass. Life is a gift. Appreciate your gift.

As a community, we want to love and support Chris in the BEST way we can! We are asking for miracle prayers, we are asking for donations to his GoFundMe, and we are asking for encouragement! If you have some words of encouragement for Chris, please, please leave them below. Let's support this fighter in the young adult cancer community!! 

P.S. Check out Chris' Bucket List- if you can make something happen, message our facebook page!

Go to Universal studios

See my 11-year-old daughter again

See New York City

Meet Steve Harvey

Go to Key West

Nascar experience

Go scuba diving

See something Majestic

7 comments (Add your own)

1 Pooh - Sat, September 2, 2017 @ 11:25 PM

Its so hard to believe all the things you have been through. We have had some really good laughs I will never forget the time Elijah put a spell on you hahaha the look on your face was priceless your a strong guy and I know you are a fighter just keep fighting and never give up!!!
Chrid - Tue, September 5, 2017 @ 3:51 PM
Thank you Pooh bear... And yes I was pretty scared of that curse...
2 Joyce - Tue, November 20, 2018 @ 9:30 PM

I just hope wheoevr writes these keeps writing more!
3 car insurance in Mason MI - Thu, November 22, 2018 @ 4:26 AM

Aldon Smith with a reported five (5) sacks tonite. Five? This guy is a beast. Great upside for a decade, as long as he can stay away from off-field mayhem
4 auto insurance quotes - Thu, November 22, 2018 @ 2:26 PM

I ve made that smoothie twice this week because I had/still sorta have strep. It is AMAZING. Really helps calm the throat when it s at that first thing in the morning pain peak, plus it s just delicious and keeps me full.
5 günstige kfz versicherung - Sat, November 24, 2018 @ 8:18 AM

Thanks for the post! I am planning on doing a skydive in September or October for my 25th birthday and Hinton is the closest to me. Sounds like you would recommend doing it there?I d like to get it filmed but £95 is a lot of money when you re probably spending £200 on the actual jump. Am I right in saying that they can only film one person? So we couldn t split the cost between the whole group? I would like to have some pictures though. Were your partners allowed outside to watch your jump? If spectators could take pictures of the landing I think I d be happy with that.

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