Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, now in hospice: “I’m resting and I’m at peace”

Retired NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez, 53, who has been fighting in Washington to persuade politicians to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund despite his cancer, has been admitted to hospice, reports Alexandria Hein of Fox News.

Detective Alvarez told his Facebook followers that the move “had nothing to do with my trip to DC.”

His Facebook post reads in part, “Hello everyone, ‘I’m still here and still fighting.’ I just wanted to let you know, what is going on with me. Since you have been with me on this 3-year ride. I’m now in hospice, because their (sic) is nothing else the doctors can do to fight the cancer. It had nothing to do with my trip to DC, that was just a coincidence.

“The day after my trip I was scheduled for chemo, but the nurse noticed I was disoriented. A few tests later they realized that my liver had completely shut down because of the tumors and wasn’t cleaning out the toxins in my body and it was filling up with ammonia, hence the disorientation. So now I’m resting and I’m at peace. I will continue to fight until the Good Lord decides it’s time. I will try to do a few more interviews to keep a light on our fight for the VCF benefits we all justly deserve. Please take care of yourselves and each other – God Bless – Lou. ‘Still here, still breathing, still fighting.’”

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