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Dalton’s Story

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

Be sure to read the latest in the journal, view the photo gallery, and drop us a line in the guestbook. GIVE BLOOD ALL THESE CHILDREN NEED IT!

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.

Latest Journal Update

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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 has been pretty healthy this year except for having pneumonia this winter and ear infection.  He will be going down to the cities this summer for his annual check ups. He is getting excited to play baseball again this summer. Well I hope you all have a great summer!
Love Jody