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Amy’s story

When Ren & Sharon's daughter Amy was diagnosed with terminal cancer at just 7 years old, she went from a bounding ‘Duracell bunny’ to losing her ability to walk and speak in under 18 months.

Amy’s story

Amy’s story

When Ren & Sharon's daughter Amy was diagnosed with terminal cancer at just 7 years old, she went from a bounding ‘Duracell bunny’ to losing her ability to walk and speak in under 18 months.

Isla’s story

Isla’s story

Isla’s mum Sarah had taken her four year old daughter to the doctor because she had been snoring and experiencing pain in her knees for some weeks.

Violet’s story

Violet’s story

In November 2015, at just six years old, the life that Violet knew suddenly changed. She now faced a world of hospitals, needles, and seemingly endless doses of medication that made her feel sick.

Thomas story

Thomas story

In Perth doctors at Princess Margaret Hospital performed multiple scans and tests. Eventually a biopsy confirmed the tumour was rhabdomyosarcoma.

Nixon’s story

Nixon’s story

Just a few weeks before Brodie was due to give birth to Nixon, a scan showed a large lump on his head.

Declan’s story

Declan’s story

Declan was diagnosed with cancer just before his fourth birthday.

Charlie’s story

Charlie’s story

Charlie was just eight months old when her mother noticed a bruise under her right eye.

Ruby’s story

Ruby’s story

On 19 May 2014, little Ruby celebrated her first birthday. It was a bittersweet moment for her parents, Emma and Joel. For the past few months, they had watched their beautiful baby girl receive treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia – a rare form of the disease.

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