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Lyaut Dima, born on 16th of June 2005
Dignosis: Retroperitoneal neuroblastoma
Our sunny angel, Dima Lyaut flew away from us...This brave boy passed away on July 30th 2014...
Last June Dima turned six years old. He finally got big enough to start school. There were still so many exciting things left to do such as buying copy-books, pens, a schoolbag, and the most important, a suit with a tie! Yes, Dima definitely should wear a tie like his dad. The boy really wants to look like his father. Therefore, in July, Dima was going to have much fun with his older brother and younger sister and swim in the river. And then in August he would eventually start his school preparations…
But one day a terrible nightmare ruined all Dima’s big plans: the boy suddenly felt very ill and was rushed to the hospital. The doctors revealed a tumour that was urgently removed. The hospital is currently substituting as his home, and, thus, the school start has had to be postponed.
Since June 2011, Dima has undergone several courses of chemotherapy but neuroblastoma is a very insidious disease that will not give up so easily. Dima’s immune system has been extremely weakened and exhausted by the powerful drugs. His latest chemotherapy resulted in an internal hemorrhage.
Dima’s parents are on the edge of despair. Besides Dima they have two other children of 13 years and 10 months respectively who have rarely seen their parents for half a year. Although Dima’s father works hard as a miner he is trying his very best to support his family. The Lyaut family needs your financial support very much: they have to buy some chemotherapy medications and some immune strengthening drugs at their own expense and that means 1.000-2.000 hryvnyas (124-248 US dollars) a month. Apart from that, Dima should urgently undergo a computed tomography that costs 1.000 hryvnyas (around 124 US dollars) and also MIBG scanning in Moscow that requires 8.000 hryvnyas (around 995 US dollars). Dima’s parents don’t have any idea where they can get such large amounts of money. Since the beginning of their son’s treatment they have emptied their family budget, borrowed some money from relatives and even took loans.
Help this little brave boy to recover and finally start his school! Dima is really looking forward to your kind support!
Dima Lyaut urgently needs your financial support in buying three bottles of Irinotecan medicine at the cost 1,700-1900 hryvnyas (160 US dollars) each! We hope for your kind support! There is no little help when it comes to saving someone’s life. Help little Dima, please!
The family lives in the town of Dniprorudniy (the Zaporizhzhia region).
The cell phone number of Dima’s father Vladimir: +38 097 102 50 62
For further information please contact the volunteers of “The Happy Child” Foundation
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