PROVO – For many of us, this has been a difficult year, but for Tia Stokes it was especially difficult because this inspiring Utah mother has Fight against cancer and become a new opponent in COVID-19.
Of all the lessons that football players can learn from the grill, teamwork may be the most important.
Especially for Timpview High School, the players are learning real fighting and caring for each other.
This is part of the reason they wore the jersey “#TiasTribe” in the recent game.
“You can feel the love. You can feel the support, it just makes you want to keep fighting,” she said.
Stokes is back in the hospital. Not because her cancer has worsened, but because she recently tested positive for COVID-1
“I have been trying to rest…a lot. During the hospitalization, I had a lot of platelets and blood transfusions because my number is really low now,” Stokes said. “I don’t have an immune system, which makes COVID even more terrifying, because I really have nothing to resist it now.”
Since her five-year-old mother was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year, she has shared her story on social media pages. More than a million people are pursuing her inspiring battle.
She said: “I did this to record my journey, but I also did it because I knew there were others who are going through difficult times.” “Especially in our world.”
For Stokes, because of her coronavirus test, things got tougher.
“I will try to maintain a positive attitude, and I am a very positive person. This way I will grow up, but it is still difficult.” Stokes said.
She also just discovered that her brother is very suitable for bone marrow transplantation to help her fight cancer.
Now, the coronavirus immediately caught her attention.
She said: “I believe in miracles, so I know that anything will happen.” “We pray for the family.”
There is no doubt that this is just the latest opponent she will undoubtedly defeat.
Family and friends have set up a GoFundMe page* to help pay for medical expenses.
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