In April 2021, Vestavia Hills native John Michael Pierce was 24 years old when he started experiencing acid reflux and having trouble swallowing food. After a visit to a gastroenterologist, it was discovered that he had stage four esophageal cancer. Tragically, Pierce passed away just a few months later at the age of 25.Click Here to read the WVTM 13 article.
John Michael Pierce Foundation WVTM Article
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —