Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage

The Benefits of Going Bald

By Conner Kranson I went bald at the age of eight. Best mistake of my life.  As I stood in ...
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Flying Pig 2021

Run The 23rd Annual Flying Pig For Dragonfly Run or walk the 23rd Flying Pig Marathon for Team Dragonfly! Form ...
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Dragonfly Fitness Challenge

Take the challenge this February to show some love to yourself while helping a good cause! The ‘Love Yourself Dragonfly ...
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Kyle’s Story

On July 2nd, 2010, I was 14 years old and at Cincinnati Children's Cancer and Blood Disease Institute; clinician after ...
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Elijah’s Story

Elijah was diagnosed with Stage III Wilm’s Tumor at four years old. From the beginning, he was determined to be ...
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Jomari’s Story

Jomari was diagnosed in 2017 with Anaplastic Ependymoma (brain cancer) at the age of 5. When my family was introduced ...
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Izzy’s Story

The last year has been a whirlwind of ups and downs for our family. Never would I have dreamed my ...
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Brandon’s Story

Brandon is a very active teenager. He is heavily involved with Young Life, is a part of the school show ...
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Drew’s Story

Drew was diagnosed on Nov 9 of 2019. The most terrifying day of our families life. Our lives were stripped ...
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Isla’s Story

February 16th 2019. It was a Saturday, and our 20-month-old daughter, Isla, was ready to play. As I watched her ...
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Patrick’s Story

On July 21, 2004, I was diagnosed at the age of five with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). I underwent thirty-eight ...
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Dragonfly Providing More Aid To Children, Families & Caregivers In Chicago

7-year-old Sydney Williamson has undergone multiple surgeries for a spinal tumor since she was just 8 months old. She’s now ...
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Celebrating 10 Years

Marking 10 Years of Providing the Best Support Services to Pediatric Cancer Patients and Their Families The Dragonfly Foundation marked ...
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Second Drive-Thru Event Helps Dragonfly Patients & Children

Second Drive-Thru Event Helps Dragonfly Patients & Children with the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Dragonfly Foundation Partners with Two Non-Profits ...
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Dragonfly Needs Your Help Responding to Urgent Needs of Patients & Families

The Dragonfly Foundation is responding to meet the needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families during the COVID-19 outbreak ...
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Dragonfly Families Receive Aid in Drive-Thru Event at The Landing

Dragonfly Partners With NC4K to Help Patients & Families The Dragonfly Foundation partnered with NC4K, a non-profit based in Columbus, ...
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Acts of Generosity Are Really Needed

I was a pediatric leukemia nurse care manager for six years before becoming the mom of a dragonfly myself. No ...
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Embrace Your Imperfections

By Chase Budurka My name is Chase Budurka, and I am a Dragonfly and cancer survivor. In early 2011, I ...
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Jamie’s Story (Part 2)

In this episode, Jamie shares more about her experience as a cancer survivor and Dragonfly volunteer and supporter. (She also ...
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Podcast: Jamie's Story

Jamie’s Story (Part 1)

Jamie, a longtime supporter of The Dragonfly Foundation and cancer survivor, sits down with Ria Davidson, co-founder of Dragonfly, to ...
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