After Daniel Sommerville underwent surgery for a brain tumor, several friends created a crowdfunding project to help pay off the $450,000 doctor bill, reports GamesBeat.
Sommerville, who is a dedicated Dungeons & Dragons dungeon master and artist, had a glioblastoma removal without health insurance to back the bills. While he was still unconscious post-surgery, Sommerville's friends put together a fundraising page on Indiegogo. His artwork and and D&D maps are being offered as rewards.
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