IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumor growth since he was 3 months old. As you can see in the picture one tumor affects his sight in his left eye. If you have ever met this little ball of energy, you would not know that he has NF. He is too busy running, laughing, and playing with his big brother.

It is because of him and other children like him affected by NF that we are Racing4Research. Our goal is $6,500.

Neurofibromatosis is a condition that affects approximately 1 in 3,000 people. It is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in the body at any time. NF can cause tumors, cancer, hearing loss, learning disabilities, epilepsy, bone deformities, vision impairment and chronic pain. There is no cure...YET!

Please help us reach and exceed this goal! Thank you in advance for your generous support!

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Meet Our R4R NF Heroes

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FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

Thank you for supporting the Children's Tumor Foundation. Your contribution is greatly appreciated...

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CA - Brenda McCool

CA - Brenda McCool

Join Brenda Paola McCool in her quest to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). All donations wil...

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MI - Izzy Mick

MI - Izzy Mick

Izzy has Neurofibromatosis. This disorder can result in tumors to develop anywhere in her bo...

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GA - Delaney Watts

GA - Delaney Watts

I still remember the day we found out Delaney has NF - 1. I think it is one of those memories you w...

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PA - Michael Zazula

PA - Michael Zazula

Welcome to Michael's Racing for Research page. The past year has been full of challenges, a test of ...

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VA - Evan Perdew

VA - Evan Perdew

Evan was diagnosed with NF when he was 3 months old. In 2009, doctors found a large plexiform neuro...

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CA - Raymond Thomas

CA - Raymond Thomas

Raymond was diagnosed with NF1 at about 2 years old. Since then he has begun to work with a speech...

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CA - Brandon Tibbets

CA - Brandon Tibbets

Brandon Tibbets was born with NF 1. He has a bone deformity in his leg due to his NF. His bone fract...

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SC - Nicholas Biering

SC - Nicholas Biering

If you are reading this page, you probably already know who I am, but just in case…. My n...

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NY - Bailey Gribben

NY - Bailey Gribben

Hi I'm Bailey - I'm 13 years old and I have NeuroFibromatosis 2 (NF2) .This is a genetic neu...

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GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

Hi my name is Jocelyn Driscoll. I was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 at age 3. Neurofibroma...

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AZ - Kyle Oden

AZ - Kyle Oden

Kyle was first diagnosed with NF1 in February of 2009. We took him to the eye doctor because we thou...

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NY - Julia Perfetti

NY - Julia Perfetti

Four years ago our life changed drastically when our beautiful ladybug girl was diagnosed with NF. J...

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NY - Kevin Martin

NY - Kevin Martin

My name is Kevin Martin. I am 12 years old. When I was only a few weeks old, I developed café-au-lai...

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MA - Dylan Thompson

MA - Dylan Thompson

Dylan is 10 years old and has neurofibromatosis. He has suffered significant visual losses such as b...

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CA - Andrew Vigil

CA - Andrew Vigil

Hi, my name is Andrew and I was diagnosed with NF1 when I was 5 years old. I am now 10 years old and...

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MO - Nicole Riley

MO - Nicole Riley

Nicole was diagnosed with a large Plexiform tumor in her lower abdomen and legs on her first birthda...

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MA - Molly McBryan

MA - Molly McBryan

Molly was diagnosed with NF1 at 18 months. Doctors have found a tumor on Molly's optic nerve, a si...

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