Honored Kid

Madison Claire G.

Age 14
Madison Claire G. Kid Photo


Alexandria, VA, US


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

March 2011


In remission

Treated At

Walter Reed Brooke Army Medical Center

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My Story

Madison Claire Green turned 2 in February 2011. After a vague and brief couple weeks of fatigue, decreased activity, decreased appetite, pallor and complaints of abdominal pain, she was seen and diagnosed with ALL on 3-22-11. The first year of treatment was challenging, but fortunately the cancer responded well to the chemo. Over the past 3 years, we have been surrounded by wonderful providers and people who care, and we have truly felt God's presence in the love of those around us. We have met other precious families with sick children and drawn strength from them--their ups and their downs. Madison has always been a firecracker. She steamrolls through every day. That manifests itself in both good and bad ways, and her diagnosis has not been a "Get out of jail free" card! When she was critically ill in the beginning, her big sister cried and said, "I just want her to be 'Trouble' again." Oh--she is! Maddie completed chemo at the end of May, 2013 and is in remission. While we are so relieved to have her health restored, she is battling new obstacles as a result of the powerful drugs that eradicated her cancer. She has significant fine, gross motor and developmental delays as a result of the chemo's toxicities to her neurological system. She is in physical and occupational therapy 4 days a week. It is hard to see her struggle, but we try to focus on her strengths--her love for everyone around her, her engaging personality, and her enthusiasm for life! She is one tough cookie and we can only imagine what triumphs lie ahead for her.

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