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"No amount of darkness can ever take away light," Nathan's dad says. "Light will always take darkness away, and when I think of Nathan, he is as resilient as light. Nothing makes him sad, really. He has every reason in the world to complain, but he doesn’t. He’s a very content, happy baby who loves to play and smile.”
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When Ray was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, his parents had a myriad of treatment options around the world, but their research told them St. Jude was the best choice. “There’s a goal, and the goal is very much focused on trying to find cures and make things better for the patients," Ray's dad says.
Anthony Lawrence, who has been out of treatment for several years, is a ninth grade honors student. “St. Jude continues to be the bridge that allows our family to move on to the next phase of our lives,” said Anthony Lawrence’s mother. “St. Jude allows us to enjoy the brightness of his future.”
At just 15 months old, Liam has already been treated for two types of cancer. Because Liam has Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, he has an increased risk of developing cancer.
“We’re very lucky. In Liam’s first year of life, his treatments have cost more than I would be able to pay in a lifetime,” Liam's mom says. “Because of St. Jude, we don’t have to worry about medical bills.”