My Story

Jacob was born on May 21, 1998.  On February 26, 2007, he was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a pediatric brain cancer.  Jacob lived a full and joyful life until January 16, 2009.  He was a light to us all.  We love him and we miss him.

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Nancy Goodman posted a new journal entry.

Dear friends and family, Thank you for checking up on us again this year. Since we last wrote, Ben finished his first year at Sidwell and is now well on his way through ... Read more

Dee A. Armstrong signed Jacob's Guestbook.

I recently saw Jacob's story on the news tonight.  I had to look up your information and surprise your son had the same cancer as my grandson. I am very happy that you ... Read more

Tracey Freeland signed Jacob's Guestbook.

I recently saw your story on Truth 365. I am so moved by hearing your story. My 6 yr old nephew Ben Freeland is 1 year cancer free. He was diagnosed Dec. 30, 2010 with the ... Read more

Donna Maske signed Jacob's Guestbook.

I found a new friend, Lori Holmes through a picture of her son Jake, when he received a wish basket from the Childhood Leukemia Foundation. You see, I am one of the ... Read more

Ellen Glazer signed Jacob's Guestbook.

Thankyou for sharing so eloquently your family news and how you are able to keep the rhythm of your life with Jacob in your hearts.  Your holiday card was so ... Read more

David Milberg signed Jacob's Guestbook.

Nancy, Mike, Ben and Sarah,       It's so nice to get your updates.  (It was also great to see you at Beverly's Bat Mitzvah.)  Glad to hear things are going well ... Read more

Lauryn Weinshank signed Jacob's Guestbook.

Have a Happy and Healthy 2012 and may wonderful things continue to happen for Kids V Cancer as Jacob's spirit and memory guide you through the process of finding a cure ... Read more

Sheila Carpenter signed Jacob's Guestbook.

Happy New Year to the Frogoodies!  What a beautiful reflection in memory of our Jacob! Thank you so much for the update on the family. His memory lives on in all of us. ... Read more

bruce ginsberg signed Jacob's Guestbook.

Thanks so much for this wonderful update. Your family has been a shining example of turning tragedy into positivity and I admire you so much. You've shown the dignity of ... Read more

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