Help this 9-year-old cancer patient celebrate Christmas early

9 year old Jacob dressed up like a penguin on Halloween 2017

9 year old Jacob dressed up like a penguin on Halloween 2017

Jacob has Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma and is not expected to survive another month.

According to a GoFundMe page created by his mother, Jacob Thompson was admitted to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital on October 11 for what his parents believe will be the last time.

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On Wednesday, she posted a picture of Jacob with his first card, featuring a penguin, which his family says is his favorite animal.

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But his mother said Jacob has one very special request from anyone who is "inspired to reach out" to help add to his Christmas cheer: cards. Family members say he may not make it to Christmas.

"Jacob loves Christmas", Jacob's father, Roger Guay, told WCSH 6 in Portland. "And we want him to know that Christmas wishes come true and that there are good people who care all around the world".

And since he is hospital bound, his family aims to bring the coming holiday to his bedside next week. He's now at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.

According to WCSH, Jacob loves homemade Christmas cards.

"Jacob and the other children at the hospital would love it if you upload videos to this Facebook page of your families or friends singing holiday carols".

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