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Prayer Request For Christopher Beets

Summary:
Email forward asks recipients to pray for 8 year old South African boy, Christopher Beets, who was seriously ill with cancer (Full commentary below).

Status:
Sadly, Christopher Beets has now passed away.

Example:(Submitted, November 2009)
Subject: Please pray- Christopher Beets, 8-yr old boy from Nelspruit in South Africa

Please pray for Christopher Beets, he is a 8-year old boy from Nelspruit in South Africa and has cancer in the muscle of his left eye.

Please forward this e-mail to others who can pray for the family and Chrissy.

I know most people do not like to forward mails, can you make an exception with this one?

Commentary:
This email forward asks those who receive it to pray for the recovery of young South African boy, Christopher Beets. Another prayer request for Christopher in the form of a graphic with a photograph of the boy is also circulating via email and online. The information in these messages is factual.

Eight year old Christopher of Nelspruit, South Africa was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma (soft tissue cancer) of the eye muscle in 2008. He subsequently endured surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation therapy in his battle against the cancer. Sadly, however, Christopher passed away on 25th November 2009.

You can read more about Christopher on his CarePages website.



References:
Christopher Beets - CarePages Site

Last updated: 27th November 2009
First published: 27th November 2009

Write-up by Brett M. Christensen