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Finn’s Story

Hi my name is Finn Green.  I am an energetic, caring, and tough soon to be 5 year old.  My family has created this site so that we can update you on my fight against cancer! I want everyone to know that I am a tough cookie and will win this battle.  I appreciate your support and hope you will check in on my progress as I defeat the forces of evil.  

Latest Journal Update

Sat July 18, 2015

Zack is home! 🐨

Zack is home! 🐨

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On July 22nd, Finn will be 2 years cancer free!!  👏👏👏💚💚💚

We are celebrating tomorrow at our neighborhood clubhouse and swimming pool.  We made invitations and passed them around the whole neighborhood 😊👍.   Last year over 100 people came so we'll see what happens this year...  For the type of cancer that Finn had, if it's going to recur, it is usually within 2 years so this is a very big celebration for us!!

Ted and I couldn't be happier.  I was at Party City getting "green" party supplies and had a little breakdown 😢. It just brought back a lot of memories and I am just so thankful that we are all here together celebrating Finns healthy life. 💚   I am so happy we got to keep him around.  🙏  I really like him! 

Yesterday, the kids and I wrote a birthday card to a little boy we heard about with brain cancer.  His name is Taliq and he is turning 10 on July 22nd.  His mom asked for anyone who could to please write him a bday card so he could get a lot.  I know that his type of cancer is almost never beat 😕. It is one of the worst ones to have.  We're sitting there writing him a cool card with encouraging words....of course I can't help thinking, this could have been us...    I'm the lucky mommy that not only got to keep my baby, I got to have him healthy and strong and "normal" again!!!  I will never stop feeling thankful 🙏

Zack was lucky enough to travel to Australia for 2 weeks with a group of student ambassadors called People To People.  He stayed on a farm in the outback and snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef and even held a koala at Steve Irwins Australia Zoo!  🐨  I'm jealous!  He just returned yesterday and we all met him at the airport at 6am!  Finn couldn't stop hugging him ❤️
It was so sweet to see all the boys happy and loving.  (That lasted until we got to the car....jk).  Bo and Ty had the most amazing adventures with Aunt JJ and Uncle Jake in Idaho and Montana (they hit 7 states actually!). They river rafted and visited "Bear Country" where they bottle fed baby bears, and even drove through Yellowstone where they saw bears, elk, buffalo and a bald eagle!! 🐻  Lucky boys!!

While they were all gone, Finn got to spend some quality time with Mommy and Daddy and also go to a cool nature summer camp called Inside The Outdoors!  The theme of the week was "Epic Earth" so he learned about earthquakes and tsunamis and volcanoes, etc... The counsellors did skits every morning, they sang camp songs, and were just silly in general.  Perfect summer camp!  Of course they remembered Finn from last year and he made lots of friends like always.  

I am happy to have all my boys home again safe and sound after their awesome adventures and we are ready to celebrate tomorrow.  Nanny and Poppy are even flying in at 10am just in time for the party!  They will be visiting for a week.  Then the following week my older brothers 2 kids, Claire and Kevin, are coming for a week!!  Fun summer!!

Believe it or not, I actually forget when we are supposed to follow up in Stanford! 😊👏.   I love that!  I think it's November.  We are going to Cabo San Lucas in November so it will have to fit in around that 😊🔆🌴






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HERLINDA PACHECO
By Linda Pacheco
I just saw Finn on Time warner cable. Comercial for make a wish. First i had recognized him; then i went back and saw this big sign behind him saying we love Finn with a big heart! That was pretty awesome and he looked very cool with his sunglasses.
Amie Julianna
By The Julianna Family (Dennis, Amie, Anthony, and Delaney) — last edited
I love reading about Finn and his amazing "survivor" story. Even though we talk and see each other all of the time, I still tear up when I read about the boys. I love that you are allowing Finn to "live life" and not shelter him in a bubble of protection. We'll be there to celebrate with you later today.
Michele Welsch
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Can't even tell you how happy I am for your little survivor!!!! Finn fought it all the way to a cure!!!! I'm looking forward to hearing about the trips all the older brothers went on when I see you tomorrow.
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