Honored Kid

Gavin R.

Age 12
Gavin R. Kid Photo


Lakewood, CA, US


Wilms or other kidney tumor

Date of Diagnosis

October 2009


In remission

Treated At

Miller Children's Hospital

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My Story

Gavin is such a loving child. He was diagnosed with Kidney cancer at the age of 15 months. He has a smile that would make a rainy day turn sunny. He plays hide and seek and like to try and do things his big brother does. He loves to sing and dance. He loves Elmo. He loves to eat macaroni and cheese and Hawaiian bread. He does not like to stay inside at home. He wants to be outside walking around. Gavin is such a strong willed little boy and has shown his parents he is a fighter. He has been through a lot in the past two months and still has a long journey ahead of him. He loves to give hugs and kisses especially to his brother. Please visit our website at www.caringbridge.org/visit/gavinribaya to read about our story. Thank you so much!

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