As Carl continues to battle cancer and its painful affects the financial burdens on us both has become increasingly difficult to manage.
Carl was told 13 months ago that he has terminal cancer and was given a few months to live. However, thanks to the outpouring of love and generosity from family and friends; he has undergone numerous alternative treatments which included Vitamin C infusions; Alkaline water system; living an organic lifestyle, being in consultation with a private cancer specialist. He also had the opportunity to start working on the new album as well as still being able to do what he loves and thats to perform live on stage and give back to the people.
We would like the Givealittle page to re-open to support us through this battle as we continue to seek further alternative options for Carl especially now to alleviate the excruciating pain he is suffering. As a result of Carls current situation he is now requiring 24 hour care and is dependent on myself and one of our sons who had to leave his family in Australia to return to New Zealand to help. Im also self-employed and would travel away from home a lot but, over the last 7 months I have had to cut back on work to be at home with Carl.
He has spent the last 3 weeks in hospital undergoing life changing surgery that continues to impact on him personally and emotionally. But, despite this setback Carl lives and breathes hope and determination and will never give up.
If you have taken the time to read this we would appreciate any support or contribution great or small to help us face the challenges ahead
Love and blessings
The Perkins Whanau