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My Story

So I guess the most frequently asked question is how did we know?? So I will take time to tell our story on how it all started. We had noticed that Connor may had been getting a hernia (which is very normal in young boys) so we made an appointment with his pediatrician and she found that we were correct about the hernia but we needed to see what was causing the hernia, so in her normal check up she noticed that his liver and spleen were enlarged and felt that we needed to take him to Ai for an ultra sound and closer look. Well what happened next has changed our lives forever. We were diagnosed with stage 3 liver cancer. CANCER its a word that has seemed so evil to us these last few days, a word that we have been afraid to say, a word that we couldn't say, a word that literally took our breath away. Cancer was the word that stopped our family's whole world in one simple second. As evil as this word has been and is, We are now realizing we must come to terms to help our son Fight his battle against Hepatoblastoma (cancer) Please feel free to follow along on Connors journey to beat cancer. Between us parents and grandparents we will try to keep this site updated as frequently as possible and let our Family and closest friends help Connor fight as well. We will share messages with connor if you would like to leave him one and we will keep you updated with his status as frequently as possible. Thank you

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Jamie Salzman posted a new journal entry, "New Journey".

It's been a while since I wrote in this Journal, I always think about doing it but life gets so busy that I push it to the side like it's a chore which is weird because a ... Read more

Gail Benoit signed Connor's Guestbook.

Congratulations Connor. It is a positive step no matter how small. Prayers still coming your way Read more

Barb Williams signed Connor's Guestbook.

Fantastic, I will be happy f or all your good news.  One step at a time and you are right--direction going the right way. Prayers are still coming!!! Bless you and your ... Read more

Jamie Salzman posted a new journal entry, "labs".

Connor's labs are trending the right way!!! WooHOO! They didn't drastically change but a few numbers in the right direction is better then a few numbers in the wrong ... Read more

Jamie Salzman posted a new journal entry, "1 year later".

Today is March4th which means it has been One year since we found out our little boy had cancer. I remember it like it was yesterday. Even when I dont want to remember it, ... Read more

Suzanne Shelpman signed Connor's Guestbook.

You're rockin' it, Connor!  Good for you, little buddy. You remain in my prayers.  Read more

Demetrius & Amy Cavallini signed Connor's Guestbook.

Thanks for the update! We are so glad to hear Connor is doing well! We will continue to pray for him. Read more

Jamie Salzman posted a new journal entry, "labs".

So we went to the hospital yesterday and had Connor's labs done, last time his liver numbers were a little high so they wanted to recheck to keep a close eye on them for ... Read more

Demetrius & Amy Cavallini signed Connor's Guestbook.

I'm so glad Connor is doing well! Thanks for the update! Happy New Year! Read more

Jamie Salzman posted a new journal entry, "Happy New Year!".

Happy New Year!! Oh what a year it has been. I have not updated in a while so let me catch everything up really fast, life after cancer is not so easy and we are usually ... Read more

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