Lucas was born happy and healthy, but at 4
months, began showing signs of distress. By the time he was 9 months old, Lucas
weighed only 12 pounds, and an MRI revealed a very large brain tumor. Lucas
suffered a stroke during his brain surgery, which caused him loss of speech.
Despite downsizing their home and making multiple sacrifices to afford Lucas’
costly medical care, the family still reports struggling at times to meet their
Today, Lucas has been off of treatment for over a year, and the family celebrates each day of his life as he continues to progress.
“Be Head Strong has helped us with paying
bills and has even helped us with Christmas. Lucas has two sisters, Layla and Lucy. Be Head Strong has helped all of us, and we are so very appreciative.
If it wasn't for the additional help from time to time, I'm not sure how we
would make it.” Shannon – Lucas’ Mom