Christopher Ayres, well known in the anime convention community for his "Mock Combat for Cosplay" workshops, has been diagnosed with "End Stage C.O.P.D." and is facing a double lung transplant, multiple surgeries, and significant medical treatment. He's in need of financial help from the community.
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