Stories

Connor’s Story

It was the summer of 2010 and our son Connor was almost 5 when our lives turned upside down. A few weeks of subtle balance issues were the only warning before Connor awoke early one morning shaking, vomiting and slipping in and out of consciousness. Connor had emergency brain surgery before noon.

Emily’s Story

Emily is a survivor. An eye that didn’t constrict properly led to an MRI and a diagnosis of one or possibly two Meningioma brain tumors when Emily was 4 years old. Emily’s life and that of her family changed that day.

George’s Story

In the summer of 2010, George started experiencing morning headaches and nausea. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor, an ependymoma, the size of a small orange, located on the right side of his brain.