Community rallies behind 5-year-old battling terminal cancer

Community rallies behind 5-year-old battling terminal cancer

Looking at him, you'd never know he has cancer.

Posted by TeamTaylor on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Taylor Grant, who turned 5-years-old on November 3, has been in and out of children's hospitals battling stage 4 neuroblastoma since he was just 2 years old.

However, doctors said the cancer is becoming more aggressive, leading his family to prepare for the worst.

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"I really just can't picture life without my child so every little minute with him, every second, is the best thing I could ask for," said Taylor's single mother Ciera Grant, after being told by doctors that her little cancer warrior had only a month or two left to live.

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Taylor has battled neuroblastoma since he was 2 years old and last year he was in remission. But according to a Twitter account set up to share updates about Taylor's condition, the cancer relapsed on March 9, and had been spreading aggressively since then.

Grant, pictured below with her son, said he in unbearable pain all over his body.

It's almost time for Taylor's Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy. Taylor isn't in the best of moods because he had to...

Posted by TeamTaylor on Thursday, October 15, 2015

Recently, there has been an outpouring of love and support from both Taylor's Cincinnati community and from the social media realm, with people tweeting their support using the hashtag #TeamTaylor, taken from the boy's Facebook fan page.

In the meantime, Taylor's mom is praying for a miracle for her only son, who, according to his GoFundMe, "likes to visit the museum, aquarium, Chuck E. Cheese, go to the movies and to the arcades...playing with trains, and simply living."

%shareLinks-quote="He may not have beat cancer but in reality he did because as long as he's getting attention for other kids and can continue to advocate for them, he will never die." type="quote" author="Ciera Grant" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%

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