Friends, family plan fundraiser for Christopher Patera
Christopher Patera and Frank Benjamin have been friends since Patera moved to Havre when he was in sixth grade.
Now Patera is in need of help, and Benjamin is leading the way to help him.
Patera has stomach cancer, and he has been in and out of hospitals for months, undergoing chemotherapy and surgeries.
He has been able to obtain insurance, but he still has massive medical bills to deal with, while he and his wife, Kiera Peterson Patera, raise their two daughters, ages 8 and 1 1/2.
Benjamin and some friends have planned a spaghetti feed later in January, but while they work on those pl...