Students Hold Rally For Classmate With Brain Tumor

Greensboro, NC -- Students, staffand the Colfax community have come together for a second-grader diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.

According to his Facebook page, Ryan is a 7-year-old second-grader at Colfax Elementary, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor called Medulloblastoma. Doctors diagnosed Ryan in December 2012.

After hearing the news, his classmates and the staff at Colfax Elementary didn't sit by idly, they rallied tohelp Ryan and his family.

The school held a three day event in May called "Rally for Ryan" to help ease the financial burden on Ryan's family. Students raised $2,500 to assist in Ryan's medical expenses.

FACEBOOK: Follow Ryan's Journey

Tuesday, the students held a special rally for Ryan and his family at Colfax Elementary.


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