Honored Kid

Mercades R.

Age 26
Mercades R. Kid Photo


McHenry, IL, US


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

November 1999



Treated At

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

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My Story

Mercades was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of 3. Through aggressive treatment, prayers from family and friends and donations made from people like you that go towards the research to improve treatments, Mercades has been cancer free for 7 years!!! She is now enjoying a happy healthy life of singing, dancing, cheerleading, soccer, tumbling and many more fun activities with all of her friends. Mercades is a miracle that God has blessed us with. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!!

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