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Spearman High School Sophomore varsity football player, Cameron Wolf, who was injured on Sept. 20 while lighting a bonfire and it exploded, causing 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his face, hands, and arms, has the continued support of his friends, family, teammates, and the whole Spearman community behind him.
Thoughts and prayers are flowing in for the young man and his family as he resides in the Burn Unit in Lubbock at the University Medical Center. On a Prayer Group for Cameron Wolf Group page on Facebook, people have been extending their well-wishes as well as receiving updates from some of Cameronâs family.
His mother, Kandi, has been updating the community and group members of his progress. She said he had a skin graft on his right arm on Monday, and on Thursday he had a skin graft on his left arm.
âCameron came through his surgery today like a trooper,â said Kandi on the Facebook prayer group page on Thursday. âThey told us his right arm was looking good. Backed off his pain meds so he was awake this afternoon. We even got to take him outside for a while this evening! Nice change of scenery. Hoping tomorrow will be even better.â
All of Cameronâs teammates have made sure they are honoring him in any way possible while he is away and recovering, but one of his close friends and teammates is going above and beyond to show his support.
Christian Ortiz has taken it upon himself to design and start selling t-shirts as a fundraiser and a showing of support for Cameron and his family.
âWe have always sat down at the lunch table and joked around and always had plans on making shirts together,â said Christian. âIâve never seen that kid not smile, so I decided to put a smily face on the front of it.â
Christianâs ideas behind the shirt have a combination of Cameronâs personality, as well as a significant amount of support to be shown to Cameronâs family.
âI just want Cameronâs parents to know that they have the whole town and many more people out of state too that are behind them supporting them 100 percent,â said Christian. âI just really donât want them to have anything to worry about.â
The shirts are grey with a white smiley face with a purple outline, but Christian is considering changing it up a bit and making another t-shirt with a design of a drawing that Cameron always did on it.
T-shirts are on sale and can be ordered from SportZone Spearman. For questions on ordering and shipping, call SportZone at 806-644-9663. Short sleeve t-shirts are $15 and long sleeve t-shirts are $18.
Christian will be opening up a benefit account at First National Bank of Spearman for Cameron as well. All questions about donating can be directed to Christian Ortiz at 806-330-0898 or his mother, Rosa Ortiz at 806-330-0228.
Plans are in the works for having a âWolf Pack Nightâ on Oct. 12 at the Spearman High School varsity football game that is at home. Shirts will be available to order even after the 12th, but need to be ordered by Oct. 5 to have in time to wear to Wolf Pack Night. Christian would like a picture taken that night of everyone wearing and supporting Cameron and his family so they can send the picture to them while he recovers in Lubbock.
Proceeds from the sale of these t-shirts will go to the Wolf family.