If you had asked me two years ago to describe my family, I would have said we were the typical Washington family… But in the summer of 2017, our four-year-old daughter, Lyla, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor.
Just try keeping up with Weston. March CCA Hero is fun-loving Weston! A fan of hiking, exploring, and flying kites, he’s also particularly fond of cheesy bread, strawberry ice cream, and his baby brother, Reid.
McKenzie’s music moment came when she took part in the 2016 Bedstock. She’s known as a prankster with the medical team, playing tricks on them and working her sassy charm. She’s also a kind, thoughtful girl, whose positive outlook inspires everyone who meets her.
CCA is proud to present our 2018 Heroes, a group of 11 outstanding kids and teens recognized for their exceptional courage, wisdom, and grace in the face of serious medical challenges
After surgery and many rounds of chemo, D.J. is starting to reclaim the life that cancer forced him to put on hold.
D.J. had big ambitions for his last year of high school but life had other ideas. When D.J. started getting sharp headaches, he thought it was a sinus infection, it turned out to be something far more serious—a brain tumor.