“Bucket List Guy” undergoes brain surgery – aired tonight on NBC’s TMJ4 in Milwaukee

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Bucket List Guy continues to battle after leukemia returns

Tonight TMJ4 in Milwaukee aired a special clip of Eric after he underwent brain surgery this afternoon to combat the recent relapse of leukemia found in his cerebral spinal fluid.  Click on the image to the left to watch the video.

MILWAUKEE – It’s a heart-breaking update on a story we’ve been following for a couple years.

Eric McLean, also known as the “Bucket List Guy” is back at Froedtert Hospital, after his leukemia relapsed for a 6th time.

In 2009, when Eric was given only months to live, he created a bucket list, and even went sky-diving. But Monday–he underwent brain surgery, after leukemia was found in his cerebral spinal fluid. We talked to Eric and his wife Cari just a few months ago about his ongoing battle.

“There are times when I feel like, the whole why me thing, it’s not that often I get that way. When it keeps coming back like that, it’s like gosh, ‘When am I ever gonna kick this for good?'”

We keep Eric in our prayers. If you want more information, or want to help, Eric has a fundraising website, givetolife.org.