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Valley lends support to 11-year-old cancer patient

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tuesday night we told you about a Youngstown boy who is battling cancer and asking for community support.

That support is now on its way.

Eleven-year-old Patrick Jr., better known as PJ, was diagnosed in May with a type of bone cancer.

PJ needs to travel to Akron Children's Hospital nearly every other week for treatments. His family has struggled with the trips to Akron since they don't own a vehicle of their own.

But after their story aired on 21 News, a number of families, even a car dealership, have come forward.

Many have made donations, offered gas money, and even a vehicle.

Since the story aired, an account at Huntington National Bank has been opened in PJ's name. Anyone wishing to make a donation can visit any branch of the bank.

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