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ARCH Retreat (Achieving Recovery from Cancer to Health) June 12-14, 2015

The ARCH Retreat has been designed to benefit young adult childhood cancer survivors (18-30) and connect them with each other which will improve their social lives; support them with their medical and vocational issues; and assist them with any after care concerns that may arise.  113 more words

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If I Die Young

Before last week, I had never heard of Kevin Sharp.  He was a country music artist who died April 19th at age 43.  He was a childhood cancer survivor, diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma his senior year of high school.   635 more words

The Truth 365 Loves Taylor Swift

The Truth 365 is launching a campaign to invite Taylor Swift to be an official celebrity spokesperson for children with cancer. They have been communicating with Taylor’s “team” and believe she may consider helping out. 311 more words


National Siblings Day -- Alex's Lemonade Stand and SuperSibs!

Today, April 10th, is National Siblings Day. This annual celebration honors the relationships of brothers and sisters. Although Siblings Day is not recognized federally like Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, 39 of our states have official proclamations recognizing Siblings Day. 380 more words


Three Things.

It has been 6 weeks since surgery! Hooray! That means I am no longer forced to sit still most of the time and I can FINALLY use my crutches. 971 more words

Breast Cancer

Mr. Jon Lester, Please Meet Mr. Tony Stoddard. Light Major League Baseball Gold for September

There was a story in the news last week that grabbed my attention because our family is what you call “a baseball family.” Melinda’s brothers played Little League ball, her dad coached, and she sat in the stands for countless games, cheering her brothers on. 500 more words