Nine-year-old Duncanville boy battling rare cancer

A nine-year-old Duncanville boy is battling a rare diagnosis, Ewing's Sarcoma.

A nine-year-old Duncanville boy is in the middle of a life or death battle. Preston Green is battling a rare diagnosis, Ewing's Sarcoma. Sunday, his community hosted "Prayers for Preston," in an effort to raise funds for his family.

It's one of the hardest things to witness, a young boy fighting to save his life. At his age, he doesn't fully understand what's going on, but one thing is for sure, he is on a quest to finish strong.

"He's one of the kids that will not let this stop him," said Sylvia Cobbs, a family friend.

At first glance, you see a perfect smile and his bubbly personality. On July 10, Preston's family got news nothing could have prepared them for.

"Before the summertime, he had started having trouble with his leg. Limping and saying it hurts all the time. We had gone to the doctor down here four different times and had over ten x-rays done before they finally had done a hip x-ray," said Jessica Green, Preston's Mother.

Preston was diagnosed with an extremely rare bone cancer, Ewing Sarcoma. After diagnosis, he immediately began a 42-week chemotherapy.

His mother said, "he has good days and bad days. Some days he just wants to lay around."

Eventually, Preston will undergo hip replacement and have a rod inserted into his leg.

"You don't think that it's going to happen to you and when it does, it's like a rock has fallen on you in a hard place. It hits home, honestly," said Cobbs.

Preston is surrounded by family and friends, who vows to never leave his side.

Preston's school, Maxwell Elementary is having a classroom coin battle. The class that raises the most coins for Green will win a pizza party.

So far the family has raised 2,500 dollars. They hope to get to 5,000 dollars.

You can make donations via Youcaring or visit Preston's Facebook Group.

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