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A message to my son…

Unfortunately, my son has witnessed my brain tumor journey since day one. He was only eight-years-old when I had the grand mal seizure in his bed which led to my brain tumor/cancer diagnosis.  He has seen the good, the bad, the ugly, and the really ugly.  He understands that I have spells of sickness nearly every day.  He has seen…

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Heart of The Brain Presents $400,000 Donation to Brain Tumor Center

Note: this is a re-post is from today’s Heart of the Brain newsletter. Every Dollar is One Step Closer to a Cure! Interim Executive Director of Heart of the Brain, Colette Weintraub (right), presents a $400,000 donation to Dr. Linda Liau and Dr. Tim Cloughesy, co-directors of the UCLA Brain Tumor Center. Thank you for your donations and continued support…

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Out of the mouths of babes, how some kids perceive brain surgery…

Following is a list of nine hilarious comments and questions an elementary music teacher was asked by her students when she recently returned to work. Sharing with permission. By fellow brain tumor warrior, Emily Blinn “I  went back to work today… I teach elementary music so some of the kids remembered why I was gone and some didn’t. Regardless, their…

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Thanks for making us a top team!

Greetings. I hope this blog post finds you safe and well. I just wanted to take a moment to express how deeply touched I am by the generous support our team received last weekend (be it in-person, in-spirit, as a team member, through a donation, or otherwise). You helped make the Los Angeles BT5K run & walk organized by the…

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Help Us Reach Our Goal of 25 Team Members

Hello again. I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. There’s been a lot going on and it was a very busy summer. First, my son graduated from middle school and three days later he started playing water polo for his high school. The entire summer was a blur and now that he’s pretty much settled into high…

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