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Staff Photo: Jason Braverman Dave Figlestahler and Ruth Ann, and their youngest son, Ryan, sit around the family room of their Lilburn home. "We know we do have some problems, but weire not going to let it change the way we live. Weire going to fight through it and weire going to win the battle," Dave said about he and his son's cancer.
Staff Photo: Jason Braverman In 2006, Ryan Figlestahler, the youngest son of Dave and Ruth Ann, was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 23 years old. In 2010 o shortly after Ryan had finally battled his own cancer into remission o Dave was diagnosed with Stage IV renal cell carcinoma, a kidney cancer that had spread to his right eye, his shoulders, his hips. Earlier this year, Ryanis tumor reappeared. This Christmas, the Figlestahlers say have each other, along with their faith. 

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