Category Archives: BT Parents

Truly Inspiring: Chip’s Story

My name is Chip Madren.  Along with my Mom and Dad, Lea and Ken, I have two brothers, Jack (12), and Bret (11) and two dogs.  Without much previous drama, on August 17th, 2010, my pediatrician ordered an MRI for … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Courtney’s Story

My Sister, My Inspiration                                                                                                                           Written by 17-year-old Megan, in memory of her sister Courtney My little sister, Courtney, was a typical 9-year-old girl. She loved animals, dolls, playing outside and spending time with her family. We both enjoyed playing violin … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Alexandria Rose’s Story

Alexandria Rose was diagnosed with an anaplastic astrocytoma on January 5, 2011 at the age of 15. She battled brain tumor disease for seven months and earned her angel wings on August 4, 2011. Alex loved to cook and was … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Bryson’s Story

Our journey began on Sunday, August 31, 2008. After spending a long night in 2 ER’s, a CT scan revealed that Bryson had a bleed on his brain caused by a tumor. He was immediately life-flighted to CHOA – Scottish … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Brooklyn’s Story

Hello, my name is Brooklyn. I am 9 years old. I live in Kentucky. When I was 5 years old I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The big word that my parents and the doctor used was pineoblastoma. I … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Brayden’s Story

To My One and Only Brayden, I don’t even know where to begin. I guess I am going to start by saying that no matter what has happened, no matter how hard life has been, you are the one and … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Autumn’s Story

At just 14 months old Autumn started vomiting each morning. Her pediatrician diagnosed her with an ear infection and treated her with antibiotics. A few days later she fell but seemed to be fine. At a follow up appointment for … Continue reading

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