condition: Cancer

Nash’s Story

When Nash had bruising under his left eye, his parents just thought he had fallen. Then they noticed what appeared to be a tooth infection. Nash was referred to an oral surgeon who took x-rays and completed a biopsy. The results came back that Nash could have three different types of cancer. Nash’s first trip […]

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Maelee’s Journey

Maelee was born a beautiful, full term, healthy baby. Her father and I had no reason to be concerned about her health, until the day before she turned 4 months old. On that day, she stopped peeing. Over the course of that week, we spent almost every day, either at her pediatrician’s office, or in […]

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Cancer Made Me Stronger

Cancer made me strong, it taught me to be tough, to appreciate life’s blessings and to take one day at a time. The staff at Children’s Hospital has always been caring and compassionate. They truly care. I remember going to Hematology camp each year as a child and enjoying time with the medical staff that […]

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Ian’s Story

Restoring Ian’s Sight Ian leaned into the wall mirror, put his face against it, stuck out his tongue and stared. “Wow, look at that,” he said in awe. His mother cried. Though he was four and a half years old, he acted as if he were seeing himself for the first time. And he may […]

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Faith’s Journey

Faith was a bubbly 6yr old with a personality that could brighten anyone’s day and a smile that could melt you heart. In August of 2012 that personality and smile seamed to be disappearing slowly. Faith kept getting sick with what i thought was a very bad case of the flu she had all the […]

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Sari’s Story

On August 7, 2017, 16-year-old Sari came home from a wonderful summer in Israel and headed straight to cheer camp with her Bexley High School varsity cheerleading squad the next day. Three days later she returned home with cold-like symptoms. Her family assumed it was simply exhaustion after the busy few weeks she had. After […]

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Alyks’ Journey

Alyks was born to be a fighter. She was born 7.5 weeks early, however was healthy upon birth and only spent 13 days in the NICU.  Around the age of 3 months old, we noticed she had what we thought was a cold, that just never seemed to go away. Throughout the month, we made […]

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Jillian’s Story

One day 11-year-old Jillian was playing basketball, and only a few days later she got the worse news of her life. While things changed drastically in the days between, one thing didn’t. This little girl has a smile and giggle that outshines any difficult challenge. It started with a fall at a basketball game. Over […]

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