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Ellie Fundraising Website: Lift Up Ellie! Thank you for your words and prayers to "Lift Up" Ellie! I invite you to walk with us in our journey called "cancer" ... we experience sadness, fear, grief, anxiety and incredible blessings. We are in a fight for our daughter's (twin) life. We believe in God and Miracles.     Someday, I will use this journal to write a book in hopes to bring awareness and greater depth of compassion and understanding to those families fighting cancer.  God Bless! Please see my (July 4th) first journal entry to support a mothers plea/ prayer for God to heal our Ellie.

Our Ellie was perfectly happy, energetic, tanned and appeared healthy... not a symptom but a dull leg ache for the last few months. What was dismissed for growing pains was the ugly tumor growing silently in her lower left pelvic area...pressing on the leg nerves. From there cancer metastasized into her lungs.

Our innocent, kind and sweet Ellie (a twin), at six years old has are rare pediatric stage 4 (Rhabdomyosarcoma) cancer in her trunk and lungs. I found a hard lump in her pelvis area on the evening of July 2, 2008 while powdering her before bedtime. Ellie's twin sister is Grace, they are best of friends and rarely leave each others side. Our family asks for your prayers for God to heal Ellie. We do need a miracle. Ellie began her cancer treatment on Saturday, July 5th. She had completed 30 straight days of radiation to her lungs and abdomen by end of October 2008.  Ellie completed a total of 42 rounds of Chemo through May 2009. 

Ellie was an inspiration to many and kicked cancers butt - Remission in June 2009.

Sadly, less than 3 months later, Our Ellie is back where we began with tumors in her lungs and the same tumor in her abdomen growing again.

We started a new chemotherapy treatment as our second line of therapy... it failed to work.  Now we are looking for the cure.
This will be decided over the next week... we hope.

But we must hold strong to the faith and belief that God can heal our daughter... Ellie does not need medicine. Cancer does not have a chance next to God.  For such a scary name, it is just a weak bully when compared to our almighty father in heaven and earth.

We wait for a miracle... Why not Our Ellie?  We pray.


Amy Potvin posted a new journal entry, ""Specialize in Kindness" -Ellie Potvin".

In memory of Ellie this Christmas Season ... We have been working together to share her love and childlike faith in midst of our brokenness. "Specialize in ... Lea más

Marsha Maggi signed Ellie's Guestbook.

Just thinking of Ellie today and how precious she was.  Hope the family is doing well.  Much love. Lea más

Annalisa Marciani signed Ellie's Guestbook.

I always remember Ellie... when I found out about her story, it was too late... she's a inspiration ❤️❤️ lots of love to Grace, Ava and the whole family ❤️ Lea más

deb thomas signed Ellie's Guestbook.

Thinking of the Potvin family. Miss so much hearing from your sweet family. Meant to post on the 23 but it got by me. Ellie was a blessing to so many. God bless each of ... Lea más

CATHERINE OTERO signed Ellie's Guestbook.

I remember ellie Today... 4 years ... 4 years since she gained her pink wings =), hugs  Lea más

stacey Hollohan signed Ellie's Guestbook.

Hi Team Potvin!! I haven't stopped by in a while but I wanted to let you know that Ellie is in my thoughts all the time!! Her memory lives on in all of those whose life ... Lea más

holly grant signed Ellie's Guestbook.

Just stopping by to wish you all a happy Christmas season. Your precious Ellie has never left my heart. Holly Grant C.O.L.E.’s Prayer Team www.colesfoundation.org  Lea más

Woody and Sabrina Foster signed Ellie's Guestbook.

Dear Amy I wanted to let you know that I was thinking about Ellie and your family today. I am finally taking my Ellie prints to get framed. I am so excited to finally ... Lea más

Nicole Peterson signed Ellie's Guestbook.

While standing in the shower thismorning, I said a little prayer for a young boy who is fighting for his life right Lea más

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