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A Thank You Letter: “Dear Dragonfly”

Reprinted with permission Dear Dragonfly, They say that when a child has cancer, his family and everyone who loves him does, too. This couldn’t be more true for us. When our 16-month-old son was diagnosed with the disease in the fall of 2015, the news sent a shockwave through all of us. Upon hearing the […]

Matt and Sam

Quotes of the Week

“When a social worker suggested Dragonfly and told me that they did lots of fun activities, I thought I would never have another day of fun in my life and neither would my child. However, I joined for my child’s sake, thinking she needed support outside the family. Dragonfly has done so much for our […]

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“10 Things I’d Tell Parents Who Just Found Out Their Child Has Cancer”

Reposted from a blog by Matt Kabel: http://themighty.com/2015/08/10-things-id-tell-parents-who-just-found-out-their-child-has-cancer/#ixzz3lvinBwaa Last week was a big moment for our family. Our 2-year-old daughter, Sally, received her last dose of scheduled chemo to treat a rare and aggressive form of infant leukemia. For two years, our little girl braved seizures, broken bones, extreme nausea and diarrhea, long in-patient stays […]