Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage

Myle’s Story

Myles was born with a genetic immune deficiency. Because he was born before his disease being included in newborn screening, ...
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Yosselin’s Story

Yosselin is an Osteosarcoma Cancer Survivor! Yosselin was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma on December 21, 2011, at age 6. Yosselin had ...
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Ariyana’s Story

On October 3, 2019, our lives changed so suddenly. Our daughter Ariyana, at nine years old, had been complaining of ...
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Gracie’s Story

We found out about our daughter's condition in November of 2019. She was playing with a drawing pad in her ...
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Marley’s Story

­Marley’s symptoms, mainly occasional headaches and vomiting began in Fall 2019, when she was five years old. The doctor diagnosed ...
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Chase’s Story

It has been a long seven years with our little one, Chase. At four months old, he was diagnosed with ...
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Bianca’s Story

It started with three horrifying words "Bianca has Cancer." That moment will forever be etched in my mind. Those were ...
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Brooklyn’s Story

Brooklyn was a 22-month-old happy boy that was diagnosed on July 27, 2020. That last weekend in July, Brooke started ...
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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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