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Truly Inspiring: A Letter to Sophia

Dear Sophia, Knock-Knock. Who’s There? Chair. Chair Who? Aren’t you glad I didn’t say banana again?? Remember how you loved to tell knock-knock jokes? You would look around the room, trying to quickly figure out something to say for who … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Nathan’s Story

Nathan was diagnosed in February 2010 with a desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma, just five months after his father, Mike, had been diagnosed with bladder cancer.  After a few months in Nashville, at Vanderbilt, Mike and I moved Nathan’s care to Duke … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Taylor’s Story

In 2007, Taylor’s life was changed by the diagnosis of an inoperable tumor in her brain stem – glioblastoma.  Eight years old at the time, we had no idea what her future would hold.   She is no longer able to … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Sarah’s Story

It was a wonderful time in our lives.  My husband Kevin had returned home from a year in Iraq and was about to be promoted.  My sons – Chase and Wesley – were doing great and Sarah, our daughter, was … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Satira’s Story

When I sit and think over my life, I stop and say, “It’s been a long, long journey and I’m still here.”               Life has been great to me and all thanks goes to the power of God.  I started my … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Kelby’s Story

My name is Kelby.  At the age of six, in 1979, my body was struck by cancer.  I was diagnosed with medulloblastoma – a brain cancer.  I was given a 2% chance to live.  Doctors said if I lived through … Continue reading

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Truly Inspiring: Savannah’s Story

Savannah was diagnosed with brain cancer on August 14, 2006, but that is not where her story begins. In March 2005 she was diagnosed with Diabetes Insipidus (DI); a disorder caused by the brain not sending signals to the pituitary … Continue reading

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