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(Toledo News Now) -
Kunnari was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of two. It should have left
him dead, but twenty years later, Kunnari is healthy and celebrating a big
milestone: He's getting married.
we first heard about Dustin being diagnosed with a brain tumor, it was the most
devastating time of our life," said Mariann, Dustin's mother.
was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a highly malignant brain tumor. Radiation
and chemotherapy would have left him in a vegetable state, so the Kunnaris decided
to try something else.
will always remember going to see the Burzynskis, and getting the
antineoplaston treatment," Dustin said. "It was nothing but good, wonderful
memories for me. They took me right in as a family."
Burzynski developed antineoplaston therapy. It's an alternative cancer
treatment that is not approved by the FDA, but the Kunnaris say it saved Dustin's
never dreamed Dustin would be where he is now. Never," said his mother. "We
were hoping for maybe a year, two years."
the age of three, he was cancer free, and has been ever since. Now, at 22,
Dustin is getting married.
really happy that, first of all, I can be here," Dustin said. "I'm happy that
God brought Calah into my life…I'm really excited."
a very emotional time," said Mariann. "I'm extremely happy for Dustin. So happy
to have him, to let him have life like we all can have, and a future with a
wonderful wife. It's just going to be the best."