Honored Kid

Austin C.

Austin C. Kid Photo


Gilford, NH, US


Brain or spinal cord tumor

Date of Diagnosis

March 2009


Passed away

Treated At

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston Children's Hospital

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My Story

Austin was 5 1/2 and was battling with pilomyxoid astrocytoma. It is a rare and aggressive brain tumor. We had been doing Chemo for 4 years. We started treatment at 6 months old at Dartmouth Hitchcock, and things just progressively gotten worse. The tumor had significant growth. We started treatment down in Boston and I knew things were not right. I brought him to our local hospital and discovered he had hydrocephalus. On Sept. 18, 2012 he went in for a debulking. On October 12 we had gone in for a shunt because the problem was not resolved. He was so full of energy and if you were ever having bad day, Austin would always put a smile on your face. He truly is an angel. This is the 5th year we are participating in St Baldricks not just for Austin but for all the Heros in the world that suffer/suffered from cancer. I have recently have been getting to know many families who experience the same hurt and pain. Let's find a cure for our angels please. Every penny counts.

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