An Idaho man with an overgrown tumor has raised more than 55,000 USD to cover expenses of his operation. Lucas McCulley had requested internet users to contribute to his operation as he had nowhere else to go. He went through 24 surgeries before turning ten and cannot avail disability payments anymore. The tumor has resulted in one side of his face bulging and is painful. As financial problems hit hard McCulley shared pictures of his tumor on GoFundMe where he generated money for his operation. Following which his story spread to larger audiences and caught the attention of the media.
According to KTVB, a national show “The Doctors” has contacted McCulley and showed interest in having him on the show. KTVB quoted him as saying, “I’m in pain from the moment I wake up and right until I go to sleep,” he said. “That’s their problem, you can’t prove pain, anybody can say they are in a bunch of pain but can’t prove it. They said that my vision is fine, I’m good enough to go work in the back of a place.” Thanking the online audience who supported and contributed to his operation, he said, “Thank you to everybody, you can’t really say enough words because everyone came up there and has helped me get up to where I am right now, it’s not even 24 hours and it’s pretty amazing to have that happen.” Newborn believed to be Lord Hanuman incarnation in Bihar village, actually suffers from rare genetic disorder!
Reportedly, the 22-year-old said that he will contact the local doctor and figure out the cost required for the operation. He also said that he will keep everyone updated about his medical journey. He says, “Everybody that has donated deserves to know what happens when they contribute and help they deserve to know how the story goes and how the story ends.”