Black ears matter

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Man's tearful appeal to remove giant tumour caused by ear piercing
    • By Elle Griffiths
    Andrew Roberts, 26, is desperate to raise the £20k needed for the operation to remove the horrific growths from his ears and face


    A young man has launched a video campaign to fund an operation needed to remove a horrific tumour from his ears.

    Andrew Roberts, 26, makes a tearful plea to the viewers to help him raise the £20k ($30k) needed for the surgery in the shocking footage.

    The huge growth, which can clearly be seen in the film protruding from his earlobe, is actually a series of growths known as keloids.

    Andrew explains that the keloids first occurred after he had his ears pierced 11 years ago and have continued to grow to an alarming size.



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    The huge unsightly keloids are ruining Andrew's life
    And despite having two previous surgeries and a steroid injection, the monster keloids have continued to grow.

    In the emotional video, the young American explains that his disfigurement is having such a huge impact on his life that he is considering 'giving up.'

    The downtrodden man explains: "I wear a hoodie all the time even when it's hot outside.
    "If I don't, I get weird stares and some people even laugh at me.

    "I just don't even want to go out in public anymore."



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    The growth extends down from the ears to the jaw
    Overcome with emotion and fighting back tears, he finally adds: "I just want help."

    The heart-wrenching clip is accompanied by a gofundme page where Andrew elaborates: "I believe in humility and I ask you personally...please, please can you help me to get this final surgery to help me end the suffering I been enduring for years."

    The site currently has only 4 donations, totalling less than $200.

    But Andrew is determined to raise the funds for the expensive surgery with a keloid specialist in New York.



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    Andrew fights back tears as he pleads for help in the video
    In addition to the surgery, it is believed Andrew would also need to blast the growths with radiation.

    Keloids are the result of an overgrowth of collagen at the site of a healed injury.

    They are not contagious or life-threatening but as in Andrew's case can grow out of control leading to huge unsightly growths.
     
  2. Mr Fantastic

    Mr Fantastic Found Nemo VIP

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    Huh?
     
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  3. ThickMaster

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    Jesse Jackson should pitch in and help this boonie.
     
  4. SalsMasterShake

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    Goddam, that's gross!

    My mom had a keloid across her upper chest that she wound up with from a nearly fatal car accident when she was in college.

    Once she learned that she was susceptible to keloids, she never even got her ears pierced.

    I wonder if this dunce knew he had a tendency to get these before he decided to get a "cool" piercing?
     
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  5. MorningSong13

    MorningSong13 Well-Known Member VIP

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    I'd still rather see this than those gross floppy ear lobes the kids have these days as a result of those stretchers that these fucking kids at my local Chippolte have.

    I just want a fucking burrito bowl - I don't want to look at your gross ass stretched lobes.
     
  6. Quality Control

    Quality Control dove Gold

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    I agree, gauges are nauseating.
     
  7. SorryBoff

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    Just think how handsome he'd be if he had that tumor removed. :jj:
     
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