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Father is Terminally Ill and Needs a Hellcat, Help Spread the Word

Okay Opponauts, I don’t normally ask for help, but this is something that I’m convicted to do.

I’m trying to raise the funds to buy my father a Challenger Hellcat in any color but green.

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If you can help me in ANY way not just donations feel free to contact me in the comments below. I’ve seen a lot of wonderful things happen through Jalopnik before and I know that you guys are generous beyond belief to people who deserve the help, he does. 100%. He is very sick and I would love to give him something that I know we could never afford without some generosity from others

Below is a full synopsis of what I’m trying to do as well as a GoFundMe link.

If you feel convicted to donate, thank you. If you don’t, thank you anyways.

Thanks for taking the time to read!

-Phil

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The Man-My Father is the most spectacular human being the world has ever seen. Born in 1950 he has served our country in Vietnam and served his family for his entire life. He has tirelessly pursued excellence since I can remember being alive. He has been husband to my mother and father to two sister, two brother, as well as myself.

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That’s him on the right

Him and I share a lot of common interests but one has resonated since I was a young man. Cars. He taught me so much about the industry and how cars themselves work on a fundamental level and that has now turned into a lifelong passion of my own.Without being too long winded, he really is my best friend.

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The Motive-Approimately 8 months ago he was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Carcinoma. It was located in his colon but isn’t Colon cancer. It can metastisize anywhere in the body and with no notice. Fortunately, he beat it, however the oncologist warned us that it would be back and quite possibly in another location.This morning, a mere 5 while getting a PET Scan the doctors learned that the cancer had come back. In 150 days the cancer has now not only come back but located itself in his liver, colon, lungs, lymph nodes, and bone. You don’t have to go to school for 15 Years to understand that what he has is a terminal illness and I’m not sure how much longer our family has together.

The Machine-This is where the generosity of you guys comes in. Unfortunately, I have nothing to offer. I work a full-time job and am going back to school in August, needless to say I have a lot on my plate.As I said above, him and I share a mutual love for cars and more specifically MOPAR’s. If you’re not sure what that means its a union of the words “Motor” and “Parts” that Chrysler corporation used as a name for their performance brand and parts networks through most of its illustrious existence.Recently Chrysler and partner company Fiat (Known as FCA, or Fiat Chrysler Association) released what is quite possibly the most impressive, intimidating, and awe inspiring vehicles that has ever been released to the public.

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This is it:

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6.2L Supercharged Hemi producing 707hp. 199mph Top Speed. I want more than anything for him to experience ownership of what I know is his dream car. We have babbled endlessly about this car. It’s a dream of his to have one so I’m making it a personal vendetta to do everything I can to give one to him.If 70,000 people donate just $1.00 this goal could be reached in no timeThis is one sad story in a see of others and if there’s one thing I’ve learned its:Someone always has it worse than youHowever that doesn’t mean we can’t help those who have come by tough timesIf you’ve stuck around this long, thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you for your time. Thank you for caring. If you donate, thank you for that.-Phil

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