Kellen

Kellen

Six-year-old Kellen was thought to simply have a lazy eye, but when an eyepatch didn’t solve the issue, his parents sought a second opinion. They were blind-sided by the news that Kellen had a brain tumor the size of a tangerine. Soon after the diagnosis, Kellen had a successful surgery to remove the tumor but …

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Julie

Julie

Fifteen-year-old Julie is an outgoing, but quiet, young lady who suffers from a serious genetic disorder resulting in fragile & brittle bones; it also confines her to a wheelchair. Julie is a “family” girl and her condition also restricts her from participating in activities that are an important part of her family’s culture. Every weekend …

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Finn

Finn

After doctors found cancer in his lymph nodes, spleen and lungs, eighteen-year-old, Finn, immediately started treatments and spent many, many days confined to a hospital or resting at home. Before the diagnosis, he was a very active kid who loved backpacking and the outdoors – so you can imagine how this news rocked his world. …

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