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Archives: Our Families

The Neal Family

We are a family of six. Jason and I (Shawnalee) have been married for 9 years and are the parents of 4 wonderful kids. Jordan (17), Cameron whom would be 15, Jason Jr (7), and Tiara (4). In april of 2010 our lives forever changed. Cameron was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma. Cameron was such a… Read more »

The Otterman Family

Our little girl Simone was diagnosed at 10.5 months old with infant leukemia. This is a very rare (about 60-70 cases a year) form of leukemia with a poor prognosis. Despite her age and prognosis our little girl was a fighter. She handled hospitalization, chemotherapy and procedures like a champ and always had a smile… Read more »

The Patterson Family

We have always remarked that our family was destined to be.  We met in the Army and through sheer luck, ended up in the same units through a five year tour, including more than two years together in Iraq and Afghanistan together.  After leaving the Army in 2008, we returned to Colorado to raise a… Read more »

The Giordano Family

On January 9, 2013. Joey, just seven years old at the time, was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, an aggressive pediatric brain cancer. Five days later, our beautiful boy had surgery to remove the large tumor from the base of his brain on the brain stem. When he awoke, he could not walk and had no use… Read more »

The Light Family

Our story begins in early September 2014. Our 3 year old daughter Alison spent the spring/summer of 2014 battling constipation.  The very regular issue for a 3 year old took a turn for the worse when we were visiting our family in Virginia for Labor Day weekend.  Ali was dealing with quite a bit of… Read more »