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These are the stories of some of the brave children who have been impacted by pediatric brain cancer, especially DIPG. While this represents just a small sample of the amazing, courageous children who are battling or have battled this disease, the descriptions share common characteristics and paint a vivid, honest picture of how pediatric brain cancer affects children and their families. These precious children are the reason we must continue to fight for a cure.

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Malin Opitz

Malin Reed Opitz was the happiest, most easy-going 4th grader with the kindest heart who…
May 22, 2023

Noah Klein

Noah Klein Because of Noah 10/21/2010 - 2/17/2023 Written by the family of Noah Klein.…
March 29, 2023
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William McKone

06/17/01 - 11/24/18 Written by Will's family. Will McKone’s story is remarkably similar to the…
March 3, 2023