Semi-pro football game Sunday to benefit local boy diagnosed with leukemia | Events
Jud Stone, an 8th grader at Overton Middle school, was visting family in Beaumont on Easter weekend. His parents, David and Karen Stone, had to rush him to the doctor when he developed a nosebleed that would not stop during the weekend. He was diagnosed with leukemia and was taken by ambulance to MD Anderson in Houston where he began cancer treatments immediately.
His father David, an assistant princiapal at Whitehouse Junior High School and his mother Karen, who works for the City of Tyler, are being surrounded by supportive people who have started planning ways to benefit them during this time of intense struggle for their family.
This weekend, a semi-pro football game between East Texas Storm and Arkansas Xtra has been designated the "Jud Stone Football Benefit."
Admission is only $5, and all proceeds will go to help this family with their medical and related expenses.
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