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Facing cancer as a kid

He's active, happy and loves life — and he's also struggling with an aggressive kidney cancer at just seven years of age.

Penticton local Wills felt poorly in the days leading up to Jan. 24, when his family took him to Penticton Regional Hospital. There, they learned he has a Wilms Tumour, a rare kind of kidney cancer that mostly affects children.

Wills was transported to Vancouver Children's Hospital, where he remains in treatment, undergoing chemotherapy following a surgery at the beginning of February. 

His family started a GoFundMe page to support Wills' parents and 2-year-old sister during treatment, which has raised $4,725 of their goal of $30,000 to date. 

Wills is described on the page as being "active, fun" and "loving," as well as being a big fan of watching Chelsea FC and Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers. 

Those wishing to help Wills' family while he fights cancer can visit the GoFundMe page here



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