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My son JT was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma Nov.2007 at the age of 16. He has finished regular chemo, has had an above the knee amputation, completed high dose chemo and stem cell recovery this past July 08 and just finished radiation. Our first scans after ending treatment show NO signs of recurrence! He is so strong and still has an amazing out look on life!
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Got to tell you....we were very lucky with Amy's school. She was diagnosed in March of her senior year. Actually 3rd quarter grades had just closed the day before her diagnosis. She attended parochial school. I don't know that the public school would have done this.....but the school took her 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quarter grades, averaged them out for her 4th quarter and graduated her!
She never did get to even spend one more day in classes.
I hope JT doesn't have any problems with the school system.
In the next few days, Amy's website will have added a couple of new pages, one of them briefly talking about our faith.
I can understand how JT feels. I too, don't understand why it happens to little children. For lack of a better word, I was 'glad' Amy was old enough to understand her illness and all she was experiencing. A little child just must wonder why mommy is letting this happen to me? I don't think we ever questioned it, and I never heard Amy say 'why me?' I know it strenthened our faith. Amy attended Catholic school for high school, and I think that it helped her with all she faced. It was March of her senior year when she was diagnosed.
Thank you for coming to my page an observing my precious child. I am glad your son is doing well. It is true that they are so strong. I believe Shane was more worried all the time about us than he was himself. He was so relentless. He taught me so much about life, I just wish more people would realize it. A lot of people don't realize what really is important till they no longer have it. I am so glad my son and I valued it always. Take care.
Shauna, I do believe cancer makes a person stronger. I've said many times, if God himself had come to me and told me one of my daughter's would be seriously ill, and I had to choose which child would handle it best, I would have chosen Amy's sister Lori.
I wouldn't have thought Amy could be as strong as she was. She was truly amazing. Stay well.
Welcome Shauna and JT. People are signing on to this website by the minute!! Just heard my "aol-click" that I'd gotten a new email.
I just wrote another mother when I heard your click. Sad that there is SO MUCH childhood cancer.
I'm glad JT is doing well. These children of ours are amazing as you said. We used to call our daughter "Amazing Amy".
Isn't this an awesome website!! So much to see and do !
God Bless you and your family and AJ's dad for this site!