Christian family cling to faith as pregnant mom-of-5 who delayed chemo to save unborn baby suffers massive stroke

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Carrie DeKlyen with her husband and children(Photo: GoFundMe/Cure 4 Carrie)

Carrie DeKlyen’s family are praying against all odds for a miracle.  After going to the hospital with complaints of a headache earlier this year, the 37-year-old mother-of-five was given the devastating news that she had a terminal brain tumor. 

Carrie was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the same type of brain tumor that John McCain is receiving treatment for.

When she received the heartbreaking diagnosis in early April, Carrie wrote a powerful Facebook update in which she declared her faith in Jesus for healing.

Treatment via chemotherapy was possible but then doctors broke the even more difficult news: she found out she was pregnant and any chemo would require her to terminate the pregnancy.

This was not something Carrie and husband Nick, 39, considered so they delayed the chemotherapy in order to carry their sixth baby full term. 

She has had two

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