Bikers roll out in big numbers to help little Alabama girl fighting cancer
HALEYVILLE, Ala. (BIKER DAD) — On April 2nd, the Bishop family of Haleyville, Alabama, found out that their 10-year-old daughter, Maddie, is battling stage 4 Ewing’s Sarcoma cancer with metastasis that has also spread to her lungs.
Ever since that diagnosis bikers have been planning to roll out in support. They answered in big numbers on Saturday in the Ride for Maddie. Video posted to the cause’s Facebook page show a huge crowd and a long line of bikes riding for Maddie. About 170 bikes stretched for more than a mile and a half!
“To know Maddie is to love her,” Maddie’s sister Hannah said, “if you have ever spoken to Maddie you would know how sweet and how big her heart is. “Please pray for her healing. Thank you to everyone!”
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According to Texas Oncology, “Ewing’s sarcoma that has spread from the initially affected bone to one or more sites in the body, distant from the site of origin, is called metastatic. The most common site to which Ewing’s sarcoma spreads, or metastasizes, is the lungs. Metastatic Ewing’s is typically difficult to control, though patients with lung metastases have a better prognosis than patients with other distant metastases.”