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Indio athlete diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer

A 17-year-old Indio baseball and football player graduated from high school and shortly after, he found out he had stage 4 colon cancer.

Julissa and Miguel Ramos are the parents of Aeneas Ramos, the young man that was diagnosed with Metastatic Adenocarcinoma, also known as stage 4 colon cancer. He is currently on aggressive chemotherapy treatments and the medical bills have started to pile up. A family friend, John describes Julissa and her husband as hard-working parents trying to make ends meet while giving their son the best possible chance to survive.

Mrs. Ramos says, "My son hasn’t changed he is the same. He is humbled and a faith believer. Now with The prognosis, he wants to be an advocate give back to the community being comfort to those teenagers that are diagnosed with cancer. He wants to uplift them give them a word of encouragement that they’re not alone on this journey like he did".

Aeneas is supported by his community and he said that his teammates would check on him before cancer and they continue to do so because "they are more like family", as Aeneas would say.

Aeneas is being treated at Loma Linda Children's Center as a pediatric cancer patient. His parents say" He thought he was the only teenager with cancer seeing other teenagers on the same cancer level at Loma Linda brought him a lot of hope".

Despite his situation, he has a message for others about living!

Aeneas said, "I just want to bring hope and motivation to those who go through my condition or different conditions, life-threatening conditions, tell them you know, you're loved, you're not alone, you got this, you're strong, keep your faith up. I just want to bring motivation to others who felt like they lost".

There is a GoFundMe created by a family friend where you can donate to support Aeneas Ramos and his fight against Colon Cancer.

SUPPORT AENEAS HERE

The family is also selling shirts to support Aeneas. The Grey shirt was designed by Aeneas and the words on them are important to Aeneas because he was people that are in his position to know that they are not alone.

There are two designs available. Both are $35 each. If you wish to buy a shirt, contact They can contact 760-979-3713 and send their name and size.

  • Cashapp: @giselleq92
  • Apple Pay: 760-979-3713
  • Venmo: @gisellecorral

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