It all happened 6 years ago, when I met my first real hero.
The first time we were faced with the struggle was in 2011. At the age of two Malachi had gotten lymphoma. At that time, we struggled and worried but we noticed two things: We grew closer together as a family and our faith was stronger.
Jaden, is a courageous 6 year old that fought CANCER like a warrior! Jaden was 6 years old, and five weeks into his first grade year at a new school, when he was diagnosed with B Cell Lymphoma. Jaden is a very intelligent child that knows God is real, and loves swimming, soccer, church, and music. Everywhere he goes, he somehow manages to touch the heart of others. He loves his little sister, Cameron, and thrives to teach her everything he knows.
Meet Katherine (Katie) Grace, a small but MIGHTY cancer conqueror! Katie is 10 years old and before her diagnosis, she was halfway through her 5th grade year at Hajek Elementary School. Just one week before she was diagnosed with leukemia, she participated in, and won, the school Spelling Bee. Read more
Will never meets a stranger and has stolen quite a few hearts on this journey. He is a kind-hearted teenager who actually has manners.Â Will was diagnosed with Acute Lymphatic Leukemia T-cell on November 18, 2013, three months to the day after his fourteenth birthday.
Kye was diagnosed with Acute Lymphatic LeukemiaÂ (A-L-L) on November 4, 2010. The Chemo Therapy is extremely intense the first 6mos and we were in the hospital approximately 4 out of the 6 mos receiving treatment. I am a single mom with 3 children. Kye is my oldest. My mom helped me keep his siblings, Kaleb and Tori, involved while we were at the hospital. They all enjoyed all the activities the hospital offered.
January 7, 2012 seemed like just an ordinary Saturday. It was the beginning of a new year, with new direction, new goals. For Gabrielle, it was the day that the course of her life changed. Sitting in the emergency room of Cook Childrenâ€™s Hospital, little did she know Godâ€™s plan for her life involved a life-threatening diagnosis of cancer. Read more