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To say that the Valenzuela's have been through a lot would be a drastic understatement. Anthony and Ryan are 12-year-old twins and Ryan has been fighting for his life every moment of those 12 years. Born with a long list of congenital health problems, he's been in and out of the hospital his entire life with over 70 surgeries to date. Then to add to the tragic situation, his mother Debbie has been diagnosed with stage three cervical cancer. The family has since lost their health insurance, so Debbie's friends have started a GoFundMe page to help the family get by during these incredibly hard times. 

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