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Childhood cancer turns a family's world upside down. Hear it first hand through these powerful stories.

Arian’s Story

“The most important thing Child Cancer Foundation has given us is emotional support and hope.”…

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Mya’s story

In the lead up to Christmas in 2019, Steve Kata and Teresa Butler were planning…

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Esme’s story

When Esme Palmer developed a cold in mid-October 2019, her parents Megan and Jason had…

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Child Cancer Foundation Stars 2021

These tamariki and whanau all have a story to tell and messages of hope and…

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The Weeks family’s story

Monique Weeks found the Beads of Courage® Sibling Programme a meaningful way to recognise her…

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Lucas’s story

After finishing nearly three years of cancer treatment, Lucas Sigvertsen wants to celebrate being back…

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The Davies’ story

If you happen to be driving through West Otago on September 9th, don’t be surprised…

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Joshua’s story

Joshua Dale is busy trying to choose the perfect wig to wear on 9 September…

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