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As you may know, our daughter, Kristen, was diagnosed at age 4 with a very aggressive medulloblastoma brain tumor that had metastasized down her spine. Our family was devastated.
Immediately following Kristen's diagnosis, she stood at the top of the hospital steps with her arms raised, muscles flexed and exclaimed, "I'm so strong!" (A cherished memory).
While being interviewed for a program, Kristen was asked about her dreams..."I want to be a Mommy and have children and just enjoy being a little girl right now." However, Kristen's dreams were cut short. We had 1 1/2 years with Kristen and from day one at St. Jude we felt the sincere dedication and compassion of all who took care of the children.
Please help me raise money for St Jude so they can help as many kids as possible have their dreams fulfilled! These children are in the ultimate marathon of their lives who may be too sick to run or walk today, but someday will be able to stand at the starting line of a 5K or ultra marathon and say "I'm so strong!"... Let's GO!
Kristen is our bright light shining in heaven! But today, let's help these children who are now fighting for their lives... and living with continued hope to let their lights shine brightly on earth for as long as possible!
Did you know:
- Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food - because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
- Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.
- St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
Will you please donate? Thank you!