Dad puts in for fighting cancer
A BANORA Point father who has watched his eightyear-old son battle leukaemia for almost three years has organised a charity day to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.
Stuart Curtain's son Aaron is in remission after fighting leukaemia, but faces another fiveyears of waiting until he gets the all clear by doctors.
Mr Curtain said Aaron's illness had affected the whole family and made them realise how precious life is.
"One day he will look as good as gold and the next he is back in hospital again," he said.
"You don't understand the effects of leukaemia until someone you know gets it - it wrecks everything."
To raise money to help children like Aaron, Mr Curtain has organised a Shave for a Cure fundraising day at Twin Town Juniors on November 28.
A group of supporters, including Big Brother's Trevor Butler, will walk from Murwillumbah to Tweed from 9am to promote the day.
The festivities will kick off at 1.30pm and will include a BBQ, charity auction, raffles, face painting, jumping castle, Elvis tribute, karaoke and more.