Honored Kid

Heather R.

Age 15
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Location

Vacaville, CA, US

Diagnosis

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

October 2007

Status

In remission

Treated At

Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland

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My Story

My daughter Heather Rios was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2007 and went through chemotherapy for 2 years and 2 months. Her last dose of chemotherapy was Dec. 9, 2009....yay!!! She has been in remission ever since and is almost to her 5 year mark :) I am so proud of how strong of a person she is...She is my hero

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