Boy's cancer therapy art available on Facebook
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ST. LOUIS -- Liam Myrick is like most 3-year olds. He likes cars, trucks and painting pictures.
For now, he spends his days and nights at Children’s Hospital. Last July, his mother, Shawna Myrick, took him to the doctor after Liam became sick.
Doctors had found a tumor on top of his kidney. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. Liam underwent excruciating chemotherapy and on Jan. 10, he had a bone marrow stem cell transplant.
Part of his physical therapy is getting him to learn how to walk again, so he got up and painted it.
To help defray the costs of his medical expenses -- totally more than $500,000, the Myricks are auctioning off Liam’s work on Facebook.
This isn’t the first battle for the Myrick family. Last year, Liam’s 6-year old sister Natalie was diagnosed with an unrelated cancer. Natalie is currently in remission.
The medical bills are high and the family is hoping the bidding is as well for the little artist’s work.
It’s not often people learn from a 3-year old, but then again, this special boy happens to be pretty good with a paintbrush.
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