“Amris Jam” Benefit To Be Held in Blackshear, GA, For Child Undergoing Rare Brain Cancer Treatment at St. Jude Hospital

September 11, 2012

Two year old Amris Bedford, daughter of Marlee Walker Bedford and Ross Bedford, was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive brain cancer known as AT/RT (Atypical Teratoid Rhaboid Tumor). Amris is currently at St. Jude Children’s Hospital undergoing treatment and has recently started her second round of chemotherapy.

Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor (AT/RT) is a rare and deadly tumor diagnosed in childhood. AT/RT most commonly presents as a brain tumor, but can occur elsewhere in the central nervous system including the spinal cord. There currently is no known cure for AT/RT.

A benefit for Amris is being held Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 2pm-12am.  Live music will be provided by Dave and Jared, Rhonda and the Relics, The Woodgrains, The Droppers, and The Last Waltz Ensemble.  Tickets are available at Better Hometown Blackshear.

For more information, visit Amris Jam on Facebook.


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