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Keaton Anthony

My name’s Keaton Williams and I am a Rhabdomyosarcoma survivor.  At the age of 19 years old, I was diagnosed with this rare type of ...

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Kate Vaught

My name’s Kate Vaught. At 12 years old, I was diagnosed with a bone tumor on my tibia. Within three months, my leg had to be amputat...

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Savannah Bean

My name's Savannah. I was rasied in Bakersfield, California, a conservative town to say the least. Regardless, I’ve always been somew...

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Donovan - Wyoming - Ewing's Sarcoma

Everyone was warning him about treatment, but they didn’t tell him the medicine afterwards from anxiety and depression. He was an...

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Ashley - Vermont - ALL Leukemia

She didn’t cry until 6 months after the diagnosis. She realized she has limits and couldn’t maintain the same lifestyle. She wa...

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Jacob - West Virginia - B-Cell Lymphoma

Jacob has this special case where his cancer only affects guys 15-25, so only pediatric knew. He never wanted it, but he made the b...

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Brendan - Washington D.C. - Brain Tumor

Brendan was worried about his quality of life. His friends really pulled together and wanted to be with him rather than dispersing....

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Steven - Wisconsin - Osteosarcoma

Steven was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma when he was 16 years old. He struggled with his experience in the children's unit of the hos...

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Julia - Sorth Carolina - T-Cell Acute Ly...

At 13 Julia and her brother were both taken to their primary care physician for what seemed like sinus congestion. Her brother inde...

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