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Fundraisers set for local cancer victim

Day Child receiving treatment in Seattle


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Waylon Day Child holds a sign saying "One Mile" on which he wrote that he walked 17 miles on the eighth floor of the University of Washington Medical Center, where he is receiving treatment for an aggressive form of cancer. His wife, Terissa Oats, said he walked 25 miles in the center in the first three weeks he was there. Fundraisers are set this Thursday at Taco John's in Havre and at Havre's Pizza Hut the following Thursday, Aug. 3, to help Day Child with his expenses.

Havre Daily News staff

A local man has fundraisers set to help him pay for extensive treatment for cancer in Seattle.

A Crunch for a Cause fundraiser at Taco John's is set for Thursday to help Waylon Day Child of Rocky Boy, who is fighting the aggressive form of cancer extrandol NK T-cell lymphoma. Another fundraiser is set at Havre's Pizza Hut Thursday, Aug. 3.

Day Child's wife, Terissa Oats, said he is responding well to treatment, but the family still is in for a long haul.

"Everything is looking a lot better, but we'll be down here another three or four months," she said in a teleph...

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