Man runs Boston Marathon after wife battles colon cancer

Man runs Boston Marathon after wife battles colon cancer



THE LINE WILL WORK FOR A CAUSE. OUR MATT REED WITH A STORY OF DETERMINATION AND INSPIRATION. >> IN LESS THAN 2 WES.EK, CHRIS BURKE AND THOUSANDS OF RUNNERS WILL COMPLETE THE 26.2-MILE BOSTON MARATHON COUR.SE, A PHYSICAL AND MENTALLY THRUSTING CHALLENGE. BUT NOTHING LIKE WHAT JESSICA, CHRIS’ WIFE, FACED 5 YEARS AGO WHEN SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. >> YOUR MIND STARTS TO PLAY WHAT IF AND SOMETIMES THOSE WHAT IT IS EVOLVING GREATER AND WORSE WHAT IT IS. >> IT’S BECAUSE JUST 4 MONTHS BEFORE HER DIAGNOSIS, JESSICA GAVE BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL NAMED ELLIE. >> I WILL NEVER FORGET THE FIRST WORDS IN MY MOUTH RE WELL NO I HAVE A BABY. IN MY HEAD NO I HAVE THIS BRAND NEW BABY AT HOME I CAN’T HAVE CANC.ER >> JESSICAAD H EMERGENCY SURRYGE NEXT MORNI ANGND WILL BE UNDERGOING MONTHS OF CHEMOTHERAPY. AND AS SHE CONTINUES TO HAVE ROUTINE ANALYZES, INCLUDING EON THIS FRIDAY. SHE HAS BEEN CANCER FREE SINCE MAY 2018 AND CREDIT HER TEAM DANA FARBER FOR BEING WITH HER EVERY STEP OF THE Y.WA >> BECAUSE OF MY TEAM I KNOW I HAVE MY TRUST IN THEM AND THEY DO EVERYTHING WHAT THEY NEED TO DO TO HELP ME THROUGH WHATEV.ER >> CHRIS RUNS THIS YEAR’S MARATHON TO RAISE MONEY FOR DANA FARBER AND TO SAY THANK YOU TO THE YOTOU STAFF WHO SAVED LI.FE FROM JESSIC > > HELPED US STAY ONE FAMILY AND WE ARE ALWAYS GRATEFUL TO DANA FARBER. >> OS FAR CHRIS RAISED REMO TO OVER $41,000. IF YOU WISH TO DONATE TO THE DANA FARBER MARATHON CHALLENGE, YOU CAN FIND THIS LINK ON OUR WEBSITE, WCVB.C

Man runs Boston Marathon after wife battles colon cancer

In less than two weeks, Chris Burke and thousands of other runners will tackle the grueling 26.2-mile course of the Boston Marathon.

In less than two weeks, Chris Burke and thousands of other runners will tackle the grueling 26.2-mile course of the Boston Marathon.

You may also like...