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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Stephanie, 22

Stephanie from South Carolina, 22 years old Stephanie is a brain cancer survivor, attending nursing school, who learned through her experience with cancer, “what a nurse who truly cares about her job and has compassion for patient looks like and acts like.” So Stephanie discovered exactly what she wanted to do with her nursing degree, become a pediatric oncologist. Assisted with book money for

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Brittney, 23

Brittney from Virginia, 23 years old Brittney is a brain cancer survivor who enjoys helping people. She was considering a career where she could do just that and the career path she chose was to become a massage therapist. She is currently enrolled in Massage Therapy School and we were able to assist her by financing half of her tuition. I had a chance

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Teacher, 23

Teacher from NYC, 23 Years old This recipient has been dealing with brain and spinal tumors since the age of 13, treatment including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. During some her treatments she was able to attend college and graduate with a teaching degree. She is embarking upon a career as a middle school English Language Arts teacher in NYC. With our assistance she will

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Standing Strong Poem

STANDING STRONG People are brought into the world for a reason It doesn’t matter what season People are born to be dancers or painters Others are here to be changers The changers are the ones who see Differently than you and me They see the importance of things And what life brings Some leave at a young age But make a bigger change Than

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