#BryceStrong: Internet remembers San Antonio teen Bryce Wisdom, 17, who died after losing battle to cancer
Wisdom, who was undergoing treatment since his diagnosis, had reportedly run out of most options and was qualified for an experimental treatment in Seattle
Bryce Wisdom died today, July 26, after losing his battle to kidney cancer at the age of 17. The San Antonio teen was a Judson football player who had undergone surgery last March to remove his right Kidney. Following a tough fight against the disease for months, Wisdom breathed his last today.
The news regarding his death was shared on Bryce Wisdom and Family Update’s official Facebook account. Showing a picture of Wisdom from earlier today, the post read, "My baby took his last breath at 11:39 pm. My baby fought till the end. Thank you ALL for loving Bryce and our family through this. We never made it to Seattle or the Beach in San Diego but now he is in heaven #LiveLikeBryce BryceStrong this pic was earlier today in the PICU. He is giving us all one last smile."
He played cornerback and was supposed to compete for a spot on the Judson varsity team when he lost one of his kidneys to cancer. His determination to live and pursue his passion always served as a great inspiration for his fellow students, friends and family. Wisdom, who was undergoing treatment since his diagnosis, had reportedly run out of options and was qualified for an experimental treatment in Seattle. His family and friends had also started gathering funds for his further procedures.
On hearing about Wisdom’s death, disheartened Internet users took to Twitter to share their condolences and prayers. One emotional user tweeted, "My heart breaks for this family fr, watching a loved one fight cancer is a type of pain I wish no one ever has to feel. Praying for his friends and family #BryceStrong." Another said, "#BryceStrong Y’all have been such an inspiration in fighting the good fight together and giving each other unconditional faith and love. May God wrap his loving arms around him and may he also wrapped around you and your family. Prayers for everyone."
And one Twitter user thanked Wisdom for being such an inspiration to the entire community. "Crazy how one person can bring an entire community together, Bryce will forever be missed. Sending prayers to the Wisdom family," read the tweet. "Heart is super heavy rn literally in tears, Bryce you’re incredible!! Thank you for touching my heart. You’re such a strong person & have fought a tough fight I admire you in so many ways heaven has gained a beautiful angel! Praying for his family & friends #BryceStrong," read another tweet.