Thousands of dogs helping teen with cancer through Facebook

Right here’s one other win for Facebook: hundreds of folks have been sending photos of their dogs to assist brighten the times of a teen with cancer.

In response to this Buzzfeed post, 16-year-old Andrew Lyons from Phoenix was identified with acute lymphoblastic leukemia final summer season. Whereas present process therapy at Phoenix Youngsters’s Hospital, he particularly loved the remedy canine visits, however they weren’t daily. To maintain these good vibes going, his household arrange a Facebook occasion final week, calling for submissions of dogs to cheer him up.

The web page has gone viral with hundreds of customers worldwide sharing and posting their photos with messages for Anthony.

I’m amazed at how rapidly this occasion has blown up and it makes me so completely happy to know the way many individuals take pleasure in their pets as a lot as Anthony and I do,” wrote his mom Kristen Lyons on the web page. “Your pets have brightened our days a lot, and it simply reveals you the facility of pet remedy and animal therapeutic…Thanks all a lot from the underside of our hearts.”

Ah, the facility of the Web.

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