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

Outpost 42

Established in 1998, Outpost 42 is a New Zealand branch or ‘garrison’ of the 501st…

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The Tuiono-Pouao family’s story

Volunteering is something of a calling as the Tuiono-Pouao whānau can attest. Their family was…

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Caleb W’s story

Caleb Wright has been through a lot for a young teenager, having a rare brain…

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Caleb K’s story

Caleb Kupa and his family love to escape to their favourite camping spot, set-up the…

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Sydnee’s story

The Cliffords’ worst fears were confirmed when their four-year-old daughter Sydnee was diagnosed with acute…

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Mason’s story

A recurring fever attributed to a harmless childhood virus led to a late night knock…

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Riley’s story

Riley endured 15 months of debilitating health problems before his family received a diagnosis they’d…

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Thu-Lena’s volunteer story

In June 2019 Thu-Lena Tran, Child Cancer’s Connect Group Lead in Hawke’s Bay, won the…

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