Tag: Teen

Story Of My Life

Reading Time: 8 minutes When I was three years old, I was diagnosed with stage four alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.  I remember sitting in that hospital bed — the second memory of my life. I remember

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My Two Cancers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sorry, this won’t be a fun, inspirational movie story… but here we go anyway.  My name is Selena and I’m 21 years old.  Back in August 2016, after 8 years

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Empowered By Cancer

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s odd, isn’t it, when we are ‘released’ from the careful monitoring of the cancer ward, told our chemotherapy is over, and left to go and ‘enjoy our lives’ as

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Open Mic: Kyle

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Kyle shares how his leukemia relapse during college had a bigger impact on his mental health compared to his childhood experience at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December

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Open Mic: Alexa

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Alexa shares an insightful story about the positive opportunities and experiences that emerged for her as a result of cancer at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December

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No Hair… Why Should I Care?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The words, “You have cancer” bring on lots of different emotions…from fear to anxiety, from worry to dread. It’s a lot for our hearts and minds to process. The horror

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State of Mind

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is always a moment in everyone’s life that changes the perspective of how they view themselves and this universe. For me, that moment arrived when I was diagnosed with

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Open Mic: Lindzy

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Lindzy opens up about her surgery scar and the difficulties she’s experiencing during and after treatment at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in November 2020.

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