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Inspiring Stories to be told

Eighteen years old. While legal in many respects, I would argue that an 18 year old is still a child. When I celebrated my own eighteenth birthday, I felt like I was living in two worlds: that of a child Read more »

20 Things a Cancer Mom Knows By Heart

I learned that kids can get cancer when Jackson was 1 year old. He’d just learned to walk. He still wore OshKosh B’gosh overalls and loved to be rocked to sleep. There was nothing that he did wrong, or was Read more »

Teen with cancer delivers an amazing speech

Jake Bailey is a senior monitor (similar to a student body president) at Christchurch Boys’ High School. He was diagnosed with one of the world’s fastest growing tumors — Burkitt Lymphoma — just a week before he was due to Read more »

What I’ve learned from grieving parents

Jessica Kidd founded the nonprofit Gracie’s Gowns to donate personalized hospital gowns to children battling life-threatening conditions.? In working with families that have children with complex medical problems, there is the heartbreaking truth that not all of these children will Read more »

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