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How ChadTough Met Team Tommy

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As the 4th Annual RunTough for ChadTough event gears up for September, you may be wondering why a second “local” race has been added to the registration page. The Grand Rapids RunTough for Team Tommy was added this year because of the partnership formed between the Carr and Ruddy families upon the loss of Tommy…

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A Reminder of Chad Right There on the Track

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It’s all about a connection. While the majority of ChadTough supporters don’t have the experience of losing a child, simply seeing others go through the struggle is enough to form a bond. It’s what happened for Jeanine LaGorio. When asked how she became involved with The ChadTough Foundation, she humbly said, “I wish I had…

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DIPG Awareness Day

How to Help Spread the Word on DIPG Awareness Day

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May 17, 2017 is Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day in the State of Michigan. “Awareness” is defined as “knowledge or perception of a situation or fact,” as well as, “concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development.” It is also playing a significant role in improving research and care for…

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Michigan is ChadTough

Awareness: It’s Not Just A Buzz Word

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May 17 is Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day in the State of Michigan. This is considered a significant victory for The ChadTough Foundation and other DIPG families across the country … but why? What purpose does awareness serve? A big one. This past weekend, The ChadTough Foundation attended the DIPG Symposium in Cincinnati,…

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