We Stand Strong

About Us

The corporation is formed for the purpose of assisting young people affected by cancer. The corporation will provide financial assistance towards educational pursuits or participation in recreational activities where the young person's illness creates a barrier to leading a full, meaningful life.
 

Sean's Story

 

Written by Sean in 2008
The story of my three cancers and how I got through them.

Most of you already know my story but the reason I am giving or sending this, is spelled out in the last 2 paragraphs. It all started on a nice summer day at Otsiningo Park. My mother had taken us, my brothers and me that is, to go rollerblading around the park. My older brother Mat (11 at the time) and my younger brother Stephen (6 at the time) were speeding off ahead of me while I kind of hung back, but it wasn’t hanging back for any...

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Standing Strong
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Eric, 17

Eric, of Vestal New York.  Eric is a 17 year old senior at Vestal High School who plays on the varsity boys soccer team and in the top 10 of his class. At the age of 4 Eric was diagnosed with Leukemia and around 11 months following the diagnosis he relapsed.  The only option was a bone marrow transplant and fortunately Eric’s twin brother, Brian was a perfect

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Molly, 23

Molly, of Los Angelos, California.  Molly is a 2015 Binghamton University graduate who had made plans after her graduation to go to Israel and get her masters in Jewish Education. Unfortunately “life” had a different plan for her. She was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer shortly after graduation. Molly shared with the foundation “I endured months of chemotherapy, loss of independence,

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Lindy, 26

Lindy of Binghamton, New York. Lindy, she was a graduate from Chenango Valley High School, where Sean was a student as well. While attending college and working her summers at the Handicapped Childrens Association (HCA) serving children with or without disabilities; she discovered her love for teaching. After Lindy’s first year of teaching 4th grade …in Maryland she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Lindy

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Daren, 22

Daren, of Nineveh, New York. Daren, a 22 year was attending SUNY Oneonta as a physics major and since has graduated in 2015. He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma during his college years.  He received treatments and he is currently in remission.  Daren used his car to commute back and forth to college every day. His car was due for an inspection and Daren

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