Honored Kid

Naomi C.

Age 13
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Ft. Gratiot, MI, US


Brain or spinal cord tumor

Date of Diagnosis

December 2010


In treatment

Treated At

University of Michigan Children's National Medical Center and Children’s National Research Institute (CNRI)

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My Story

So much has happened since last year!  I was a partially paralyzed, but I beat that!!  Soon after starting to walk again, I realized walking wasn't enough... I am now taking Tae Kwon Do at East Coast Martial Arts, and I even won medals at an "in House" Tournament!!  
On January 6 I am due to have my "port" removed.  This will reduce my chance of infections and allow me to swim in rivers and lakes again!!  All this is possible because instead of traditional Chemo, I now can take an oral chemo.   Thank you for supporting me and the more than 300,000 kids worldwide who will be diagnosed with cancer this year. By sharing the gifts of your time, talent and money with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, you're supporting research to give all kids with cancer a better chance for a cure.

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