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Welcome to our CaringBridge site. It has been created to keep friends and family updated about our loved on Came home Feb 2008 to Taconite

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Dalton was born on July 22nd 2004. He was diagnosed with neuroblastoma(cancer) stage 4 on Feb 6th 2007. He went threw 6 rounds of chemo at St Mary's in Duluth. He had a high dose of chemo and received a bone marrow transplant on Aug 15th 2007 was in hospital for 7mths, he received 14 rounds of radiation. He also has lost sight in his left eye and he has some hearing loss, so he has hearing aids. He had kidney failure so he was on dialysis for 2 years, he needed to be cancer free for 2 years before getting a kidney. He had a kidney transplant on Sept 16 2009, which his mom donated one of her kidneys to him. He is currently at the Ronald McDonald house. It's been a long journey but he is one of the strongest little boys.

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Wow I can't it's been so long for me to update! Just want to let everyone know Dalton and Jolinna are doing great. Dalton is finishing up 2nd grade and Jolinna 5th.  He ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Wow I can't it's been so long for me to update! Just want to let everyone know Dalton and Jolinna are doing great. Dalton is finishing up 2nd grade and Jolinna 5th.  He ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Hi sorry it's been so long! Time sure flies, anyway Dalton has been doing great he is in 1st grade this year and doing well. He is also playing basketball this year, he ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Dalton has been doing great. He is getting ready to play ball starting tomorrow. I just want people to know there is a 6 year old girl named Mila Adams who is in need of ... Read more

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Dalton is doing good, still has that runny nose and little cough. It's been a hard week. My dad's twin brother(Donald) lost the fight against cancer yesterday. He was a ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Dalton has not been feeling the best, took him in yesterday and doctor said he has a cold and ear infection. He missed school all week.  So he is back on antibiotics ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Wow I can't believe it's been that long since I updated, guess we have been busy. Dalton had to go to doc this week, he isn't feeling the best. He has a runny nose and a ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Dalton is doing better! He got his blood drawn yesterday everything looked good, his inflammation was back to normal. He went to school yesterday and today. Today is ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Dalton got to come home yesterday! He will be antibiotics until Tuesday! He has not had a fever and his CRP( inflammation) level was at 7.9 and now it's gone down to 3.8 ... Read more

Jody Troumbly posted a new journal entry.

Well Dalton is in the hospital in Grand Rapids, he has pneumonia.I brought him in to the ER on sunday because he had a cough and a temp so they took x-rays of his lungs ... Read more

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