The growth under his chin that used to help him play hooky from school was now the biggest obstacle he would face in his young life. Hindering his social life and missing school was just some of the side effects of his condition, along with all the treatments that burdened his schedule and body.
Make-A-Wish Hawaii granted his wish in the 90’s for a new computer – his family’s first! He wasn’t expecting such generosity by complete strangers, and it was a gift that put the world at his fingertips and helped him stay upbeat.
By 2000, he was deemed cancer-free – a milestone that he attributes to the power of hope.
Watch the next video of our "My Life Now" series to hear about his wish in reflection, and how he is doing today! Video By Shoux Media.