Andrei Popescu, a junior wrestler at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, has been recently diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a common cancer among children.
Andrei's mom is local dentist Alexandra Popescu and his dad is Petre, a firefighter in Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Elizabeth.
A GoFundMe campaign launched for the family had raised more than $52,000 as of Sunday, May 14.
"Andrei’s parents are looking for any treatment in this world that can help their child," the campaign reads.
"Andrei is a GL wrestler so he has the strength to win this war battle by battle. He has an amazing attitude, is remaining positive and we are all 100% hopeful that he will be victorious in this war."
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