EMILY'S FIGHT

A beef & beer fundraiser
All proceeds will be donated to help fund Emily's medical expenses
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Christiana Memorial Fire Hall 5-10p

Emily Knorr



Let us introduce you to The KNORR Family --- Bill (dad), Joanne (mom), Emily (18) and Stephen (13).

Emily Knorr is 18 years old and fighting brain cancer (Optic Glioma). She is a senior at Middletown High School in Middletown, DE and is the only cancer patient in her school.

Emily was first diagnosed with a lesion behind her optic nerve when she was 12 years old. Since then, she's had countless MRI's to keep a close watch on this lesion. Earlier this year, Emily was experiencing extreme blurriness and had a hard time seeing long distances. On July 6th, Emily was diagnosed with Optic Glioma. She has an inoperable brain tumor that is pinching on her optic nerve. Emily needs at least 42 chemo treatments. She's had 14 treatments as of December 28th.

Emily had chemo port surgery on July 22nd. During her surgery, she had a rare complication which caused her left lung to puncture which in turn caused her lung to collapse. This complication happens to less than 1% of patients. She had to be rushed into a second surgery to repair the collapsed lung. She now not only has to worry about the cancer but also keep a close watch on her lung by taking medicine to prevent any lung infections.

Emily had lung surgery on December 3rd to remove Blebs from her lungs, which are blisters on the lungs. This surgery required a long hospital stay followed by a long recovery period at home. Emily is now breathing without pain.

Emily has been in and out of the hospital since she was diagnosed on July 6th. She experiences weakness, fatigue, nausea, tingling in her arms and legs and a burning sensation in her feet, all making it difficult for her to function. She's also been declared visually impaired and can no longer drive and is home bound for her schooling. Emily is fighting every day.

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Fundraising efforts to help fund Emily's medical expenses:
EMILY'S FIGHT T-SHIRTS are for sale - $15 each sizes S, M, L, XL & 2X Contact Carol Aubuchon (302) 653-6121 or carolaubuchon@atlanticbb.net

EMILY'S FIGHT BEEF & BEER - Saturday, March 26, 2011 @ Christiana Memorial Fire Hall, Christiana, DE 5-10pm - DJ, Buffet, Silent Auction, Raffles & 50/50 - tickets are $35 each - to purchase tickets or if you know of a business or individual that would like to donate merchandise or gift certificates for the auction, please contact Carol Aubuchon (302) 653-6121 or carolaubuchon@atlanticbb.net

MONETARY DONATIONS - checks should be made payable to One Step Trust and mailed to Emily's Fight c/o Carol Aubuchon, 226 Tina Marie Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977

Thank you for your support!










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Mail to: Emily's Fight c/o Carol Aubuchon, 226 Tina Marie Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977
Thank you for your support!

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