I am a 46 year old mother of 2. In 2001 my life was tuned upside down when my 19 month old son was diagnosed with leukemia. Being a pediatric oncology nurse, this was not supposed to happen to me. Although Noah is now 15 years old and doing well, this changed the course of our lives.
In October of 2001 I ran the Chicago Marathon in honor of a friend who was killed in the 911 attacks. I qualified for Boston and was registered to go that following April. Well that was not to be, as Noah diagnosis came one day after my registration was submitted. I had a new passion! I went on to run 2 marathons for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Through Noah's treatment we were inspired by many people. We met and befreinded ESPN announcer Fran Frashilla. As you may know ESPN is a supporter of The V Foundation. I am excited to raise money and Run for this wonderful foundation. Please check out the full story of how it came to be.
Any amount of money will help. The goal of $3500 is minimal compared to the massive campaign to prevent and cure Cancer.
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