This Young Man in Jamaica Led a Normal LIFE. Today A Serious Medical Condition Threatens It

Apr 11, 2016
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Life can change in a short time and often times for the worst.Jermaine Barrett, a 26 year old man who lives in Montego Bay, Jamaica knows exactly what this means.

Just over a year ago Barrett, led a normal life. Today a serious life threatening medical condition has put a sudden stop his dreams.

The left side of his face is home to a massive tumor which is not only painful but also affects him emotionally. In a recent interview, Barrett said

“Sometimes I will go around kids and they run from me. My nieces and nephews don’t even recognise me, anymore. When they see me they run and cry, so it pains [my] heart,”

This young man and his family is pleading for help. On a website HELP JERMAINE BARRETT BEAT CANCER, created to share his story and raise funds, Jermaine said,

“I would really appreciate some help because I’ve tried everything. Only thing I could do now is just pray and ask God to work some miracle because I don’t know where else to turn,” 

According to his GoFundme page, Jermaine needs financial support to get the surgery and treatment to remove the cancerous tumor. He will need to travel to the cancer research center in Tampa, Florida or to Cuba for specialized surgery.

Curated from Help Jermaine Barrett Remove Tumor by Brian Martin – GoFundMe

He shared the following on his facebook page,

“I can be a productive member of society again when this tumor is gone and there is no more pain. Sleepless nights are robbing my energy. Please help me get the medical attention”

If you can help this young man, please do so by visiting his GoFundMe Page

Kwame Samuels

Kwame Samuels was born and raised in Negril Jamaica. He currently resides in Toronto Canada where he works fulltime in the field of market research. Kwame is a avid soccer fan and listen to Roots Reggae everyday

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