Hope, Strength, and Healing for families coping with a child cancer diagnosis

Keaton Kiddos – Rey


Keaton Kiddo - ReyRey age 8

Rey was diagnosed in 2013 with Relapsed Hodgkins Lymphoma at age 6. He is 8 years old and recently celebrated NO MORE CHEMO! Here is a note from his sister sent in to Keaton Raphael Memorial, these are the testimonials your donation could make happen. “Hello, I am Rey’s sister. He is 8 years old and was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for the second time in May of this year. Luckily he finished all of his chemotherapy and radiation by August 15th. We want to thank you all for the gifts you sent to us my brother loves them, and also for the check that you sent my parents. We really appreciate it. Thanks for all of your support not just in our lives but in others as well.”

Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Ellora

Months before a clear diagnosis, Ellora was experiencing a loss of appetite, night sweats, and oversleeping. For Ellora, these symptoms were seen as normal for her or seen as natural changes in the growth of a 2-year-old. Eventually, she developed little spots on her hands and unexplained bruises on her body, which the doctors deemed Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), but after seeing an informative TikTok video on the symptoms Ellora was experiencing, her mom’s gut told her it was something more than a bleeding disorder.

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Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Samerah

14-year-old Samerah, best known as Sam has been battling quite the challenging journey, but with the love and support of her family, friends, and community she has been able to overcome so much. At the very young age of 2 months old, Sam was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis. Neurofibromatosis is not an isolated disorder. It causes several different conditions and can lead to the development of tumors on the brain, spine, and the nerves that send signals between the brain and spinal cord.

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Meet Keaton’s Kiddo – Pedro

Strong and optimistic Keaton’s Kiddo Pedro has a heart for soccer and music, and he absolutely loves Chick-Fil-A! Being a teen at just 14 years old, Pedro was sadly diagnosed with a brain tumor called Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma. Hear about Pedro’s journey from his point of view.

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