We Stand Strong

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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.
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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

Eric, 21

Eric, 21 of Pinetops, NC.  Eric was diagnosed with Anaplastic Medulloblastoma, brain cancer, in May of 2013. He has undergone surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. He just finished his last oral chemotherapy as of January 2017 and Eric would like to continue his education by attending a community college this upcoming fall.  As a result of Eric’s treatments he has some difficulty with note taking

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Leiby, 22

Leiby, 22, of Brooklyn was married on July 6, 2016 and only 11 days after his wedding he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Leiby and his wife would now be facing a big challenge in their brand new lives.  He endured surgery and chemotherapy to treat his cancer.  Unfortunately he was unable to work and with bills to pay and a wife to support

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Lauren, 20

Lauren, of Woodmere, New York.  Lauren is a 20 year old college student attending Queens College as a psychology major.  In May of 2016 she was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma; a rare form of Hodgkin’s.  She had to take time off from school for treatments and recuperation.  Lauren would like to become a Physician’s Assistant to help others. “I know that I am

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Giordano, 22

Giordano, of Newton, NC. Giordano is a 22 year old working hard at completing his credits to get his high school diploma.  He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2016. This diagnosis has put a burden on him financially and physically.  He hopes to enroll in college in the fall of 2017 for HVAC Engineering. Sean’s foundation was able to assist Giordano with his college fund.