Tag Archives: CHEO

Cancer Changes Everything “It does. It really does,” said Angel Montgomery, before hundreds of high school students in a normally loud gymnasium where, this particular morning, you could hear a …
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Jumping on the monkey bars in the playground, running around chasing bubbles and butterflies, catching fireflies, splashing in the water park or attending sports camp are normal things for kids …
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“I don’t wanna be someone who walks away so easily I’m here to stay and make the difference that I can make Our differences they do a lot to teach …
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A PARENT’S PERSPECTIVE My parents are both great and successful people who I love and admire with all my heart. They’re a helping hand when you need one, a smile …
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A SIBLING’S PERSPECTIVE of a CHILDHOOD CANCER DIAGNOSIS     AS A YOUNGER SISTER In 2009, my sister Jill was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. I was in grade 4 and had …
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Wow!  Life has been a whirlwind, but as Lucille Ball once said, “If you want something done, ask a BUSY person to do it!” In the midst of cramming for …
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Childhood cancer impacts everyone one way or another. Every kid is someone’s sister, brother, cousin, neighbor, friend or child. My inspiration is my big sister Jill. Before she was diagnosed …
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I wanted to take this Blog post to give you some insight into how I started on this amazing journey to the Miss Teenage Canada Pageant and introduce you to …
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The next segment of my BE THE GOLD Childhood cancer awareness series addresses the childhood cancer impact on the parent and family of the child diagnosed.  It was heart wrenching …
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After taking part in the Miss Teen Ontario East pageant, I feel as if I have been overwhelmed with many blessings; life experience, personal growth and opportunity, but the blessing …
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