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11/14/09-Longview

Fundraiser Set For Cancer Patient

     An east Texas family is asking for your help to support a little boy suffering from a rare form of cancer. 8 year old Shea Newland of Longview was diagnosed with a rare type pf cancer called rapto-carcoma , and recently underwent surgery. But afterwards, more cancer was found, and a second surgery is due this week. Shea will face 6 to 8 months of chemotherapy, as well as massive medical bills. A fundraiser for Shea called Spalon-a-thon will be held Sunday from 1-to-5 at Rumours salon at 3394 highway 259 in north Longview. Bob Hallmark reporting/bhallmark@kltv.com

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