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Adrian enjoying his kids.

The Year of Cancer

We call it The Year of Cancer. It was 2014, and I was staying home with my daughter, who was three years old at the time. I don’t mean to sound flippant, I deal with stress by making light. I know that compared to other cancer (or healthcare related) journeys, we got lucky. This story […]

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Walking for St. Jude’s (so that someday we don’t have to)

In January 2010, Jennifer Christiansen’s life as a mother changed forever. when her 11-month-old daughter, Avery, was diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer. In the last four years, there have been appointments, consultations, treatments and recoveries. Hopeful days and horrific days. As a result of her treatment, Avery, now almost 6, has special needs including vision and hearing loss, […]

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