• The Gift of Pretty

    Several years ago, my hair had gotten pretty long. Mid-back, get-caught-between-my-back-and-the-chair, tie-it-in-a-knot, long. It was time for a change, and I figured I would take off a few inches. Then I heard about Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that makes real-hair wigs for children who need them. At the time, Locks of Love required

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  • Team Joey: A Family’s Battle With Pediatric Cancer

    There are some words you never want to hear mentioned in conjunction with your 9-year-old child. Words like: TumorCancerChemotherapyPathologyOncologyGene sequencingJohns HopkinsSloan-Kettering But many parents do hear those words, and Gainesville, Florida mom, Kathy Liu, is one of them. In March, Kathy took her son, Joey, in for a standard annual checkup, and that single appointment

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