Brain Tumor Found, Thanks to Pistol-Whipping
Hospital discovered it after store robbery
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2014 11:05 AM CDT
Jerimiah Willey and his three children.   (GoFundMe)

(Newser) – If there's an upside to getting bashed in the head by a pistol during a robbery, this would be it: When convenience store manager Jeremiah Willey went to the hospital afterward, a CT scan turned up a large brain tumor, reports KTVK in Phoenix. "They said that had this not been found and soon around the time that it was found, that he probably just would have gone to sleep one night and not been able to wake up," says wife Alisha. The 30-year-old has since had the first of three expected surgeries, and supporters have set up a GoFundMe page for the family of five.

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Jun 15, 2014 6:45 AM CDT
If it is that big already, it might have been better not to know about it
Box1Car
Jun 14, 2014 9:35 PM CDT
Just goes to show there can be good in everything, iF you look for it.
Duxburian
Jun 14, 2014 5:41 PM CDT
If only he had a gun he could have died of that brain tumor.