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Sam Blakemore

Sam Blakemore

Published: Jul 24th, 2012

In many ways, Sam Blakemore is a typical, active 10-year-old boy. He loves to throw hoops on the basketball court, swim in the pool with his friends and play HALO […]

Michael

Michael

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Michael was diagnosed with a brain tumor called Fibrillary Astrocytoma, Grade II at the age of eight, when he had begun to show significant symptoms; he had lost the use […]

Lauren

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Lauren is the sole survivor of triplets.  She was born 14 ½ weeks early, weighing only 1 pound 12 ounces and she was about 12 inches long. Her brother Matthew […]

Kristin

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Kristin was five years old when she experienced her first seizure. While it only lasted for a few minutes at first, her seizures eventually became more frequent and lasted longer […]

Kasey, Kevin and Kyle

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Kasey, Kevin and Kyle were born with more than the genetic trait that made them identical triplets. They were also born with the same potentially fatal, congential heart defect known […]

Josef

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

From the time he was born, Josef had trouble breathing and suffered from colds every month.  When he became sick again shortly after his family moved toFlorida, Josef’s doctor sent […]

Jessica

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Jessica was born into the world eight weeks premature. Shortly after her birth, she was diagnosed with an intra-ventricular hemorrhage in her brain. Intra-ventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is a type of […]

Grace

Grace

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

At birth, Grace did not cry, wake to feed, or suck her bottle properly.  Physicians described her as “floppy” due to her low muscle tone and identified her with “failure […]

Garrett

Garrett

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Garrett was born with a Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). He was only 24 hours old when he first began showing signs of heart problems and he was airlifted from […]

Elmira

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Elmira is a vibrant and talented young lady. She enjoys swimming, playing basketball and bicycling in her neighborhood. She enjoys all of the normal activities of a typical teenager, despite […]