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    Weʼve raised £8,306 to help raise awareness and funds in my Dads memory who lost his 13 month fight to Lung Cancer at 55

    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 4th December 2018

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    My names Daniel Kerley, I am raising awareness and funds in my Dads memory. Hopefully some of the money raised and awareness will help others who find themselves in the same position one day. Here's my story;

    On 27th July 2014 I lost my Dad to Lung Cancer after a 13-month battle. He was only 55 years old and a non-smoker, so as you can imagine there’s no real explanation as to why this happened although the coroner said he had been "dealt a bad card". He passed away at our local Hospice but was continually supported, as were we all by Macmillan.

    And proving just how cruel life can truly be, my Mum had the results back of a biopsy she had done on a lump/spot she has had on her nose for 6 weeks and was diagnosed with skin cancer. Luckily she has had the cancer removed and is fighting fit (fingers crossed), but this just makes what I'm doing even more important now.

    My Dad for example was a 55-year-old fit, healthy non-smoker who was cruelly taken by lung cancer. This just highlights how unforgiving and unexplainable cancer can be. I like many others never thought I would have any experience of Cancer but little did I know how common it was. Three years ago my Uncle also died of the same disease, so when my Dad was diagnosed in June 2013 I couldn’t believe it. He was given 10 months by the consultant but managed to bravely fight it bravely for 13 months.

    Nothing can ever replace the hole left by my Dad, but what I want to do and my way of coping with it is to continue to fight, raise awareness and money, because one day I hope we find a cure for this evil disease, because it can’t continue to take people from us like this in such a devastating way.

    If you feel you are able to support me in anyway then please get in touch, as I need all the help/support I can get.

    Some of my fundraising links;

    http://m.worksopguardian.co.uk/news/local/retford-brave-daniel-kerley-to-run-robin-hood-half-marathon-in-memory-of-dad-1-6861551#axzz3qvUEQIGR

    http://m.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/retford-celebrity-stars-support-daniel-s-big-charity-night-1-7272745#axzz3qvUKgza7

    http://www.retfordtimes.co.uk/Celebs-support-Retford-man-s-hospice-mission/story-29019382-detail/story.html i

    http://youtu.be/iDrQE7bH49U

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUk0I1DHoJ8

    Any help would mean the world to me thank you :):)

    Daniel@danieljamesrecruitment.co.uk

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    Supporters

    335

    • Joanne Frost

      Joanne Frost

      Nov 13, 2018

      £10.00

    • RattyDebs

      RattyDebs

      Nov 12, 2018

      Wishing you all the best x

      £10.00

    • Ian Jacobs

      Ian Jacobs

      Oct 18, 2018

      Well done mate 👍🏻

      £10.00

    • Ian Jacobs

      Ian Jacobs

      Oct 18, 2018

      Well done mate 👍🏻

      £10.00

    • John Giddings

      John Giddings

      Oct 10, 2018

      Good luck Daniel - keep up the great work!!!

      £15.00

    • Sian Barnett

      Sian Barnett

      Sep 8, 2018

      £10.00

    • caroline

      caroline

      Sep 6, 2018

      Amazing achievement so far and some overwhelming support! Your dad would be incredibly proud I am sure xx

      £13.00

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    Daniel Kerley

    Daniel Kerley

    Nottingham, United Kingdom

    On July 27th 2014 I lost my dad to lung cancer after a 13 month fight at the age of 55. My Dad bravely fought against this horrific disease, but sadly lost his courageous battle. I have now made in my mission to raise as much awareness as I can.

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