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A Washington man who died of a rare form of cancer would still be alive today, his family says, had they not fallen victim to a hoax perpetrated by a stranger who promised to send $250,000 to help cover his medical bills.

Thomas Doty, who recently celebrated his 20th birthday, died on Dec. 19 after a three-year battle with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer.

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It took the family 8 weeks to catch on to the hoax? Sorry, with all due respect and my sorrow for the young cancer victim, but he and his family were just plain gullible. His mother can blame the "hoaxer" all she wants. Sure, it was a cruel trick to play, but come on, wake up people!

"She put the family

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Dude, you'll do anything when you're at a loss and in a desperate situation. No need to be a picky jerk about how the family handled the situation. It's a shame that someone would be horrible enough to do this to someone. I hope they find them and give them whatever adequate punishment is necessary for pulling that stunt. You don't play with peoples lives.

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Just goes to show, if the name of the place they live starts with "India" it's a Hoax!

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^ Yeah, unlike those Nigeria offers.

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As I has learned the hard way, if an offer seems to be too good to be true, it probably is.

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