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      November 17, 2019

      Sunday  11:00 AM

      Hickory Ave
      New Orleans, Louisiana 70123

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      Dr Rock is happy to be donating our band to the cause for Sophia, Ian's cousin. She has been diagnosed with cancer and insurance will not cover all of the costs. Please help if you can and enjoy an amazing day of music with performances by The Chee Weez, Karma, The Remixers, Dr. Rock (6pm), The Fabulous Von Zippers, and Lost in the Sixties. Also a rare reunion by The Claiborne Playboys will take place. Sound by All Pro Productions! This benefit is to help support Sophia, “Phia” and will take place ‪on Sunday, November 17‬ at The Kamp located at ‪2317 Hickory Ave, Harahan, LA 70123‬ ‪from 11am-7pm‬. Kids are welcome. $15 food & door donation. Silent auction items, parade of prizes, and 50/50 raffle. T-shirts will also be for sale. The Saints vs the Buccaneers game will be shown. Please consider making a donation and coming out to support an amazing young lady. For all donations or questions, please contact Tara Couch at #curing:cancer #curingcortezscolon #getchecked On October 7, 2019 my sweet sister was diagnosed with colon cancer at the young age of 25. Sophia began having issues with fatigue and shortness of breath in April and was diagnosed with Anemia. She began iron infusions in May. And continues to receive them monthly. In July she began having some bleeding from her rectum, abdominal cramps, and upper abdominal burning. She was ordered to have an endoscopy and colonoscopy. The procedures were originally scheduled for August, but her insurance was giving her issues causing the procedures to be pushed back another two times. Her doctor was able to see the mass through the colonoscopy, but because the mass is so large the doctor was unable to push the scope through. Her doctor believes the tumor has been there for a while and referred her to see a surgeon immediately. The morning after the diagnosis, Sophia went to the surgeon and the surgeon did not want to wait. She had surgery on Friday, October 11 to remove the right side of her colon along with some lymphnodes. They removed approximately 1 foot of her colon. The tumor was about the size of a baseball. Thankfully the CT scan showed that the cancer has not spread. Now, we wait for the biopsy results to determine which stage of cancer we are dealing with. This page has been created for Sophia because she is not one to ask for help. She is a teacher at the Bright School for the Deaf as well as a student studying to become an Occupational Therapist Assistant. She loves working with children and takes pride in advocating for children with special needs. She focuses much more on the needs of others than she does herself. It’s only fitting that she plans to go to grad school to become an Occupational Therapist. Sophia is unable to work during this time and is unsure of when she will be able to return. Things are moving quickly and this unexpected diagnosis will have extensive medical expenses for procedures and follow ups. Your help will alleviate some of the pressure and stresses of worrying about money from Sophia’s mind. No donation or dollar amount is too small. Our family appreciates your time for listening to Sophia’s story and ask that you send positive thoughts and prayers for her healing.

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