To See Her Smile

Emerson is a 12-year-old 6th grader who enjoys swimming, piano, shopping and hanging out with her friends. Right before Emerson’s 10th birthday...

My Journey of Advocacy

In the past five years, I have had to step outside of my comfort zone. I have stopped unnecessary procedures, double-checked orders, kept every...

I Trust Anyway

I lay here next to my 9-year-old son in his hospital bed. I stay close. When the next seizure starts, I’ll be able to reach the round red ale...

As the Train Passes

My husband and I agreed from the beginning that we would raise our brain tumor survivor the same way we would his older sister. There would be ...

What Bravery Means to Me

Written by David Dykes, father of 9-year-old Connor, a brain tumor survivor. To even begin this, I have to explain my history: I’m a Marine i...