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Make Sure Melissa Is Not Alone This Holiday Season

Your contributions to Melissa's journal this year made sure that they never felt alone. Your tax-deductible donation in Melissa's honor will make sure that Caringbridge continues to bring hope and healing to those who need it most.

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Melissa’s Story

In 2010, Melissa developed an acute pain in her side.  What we thought was a strained muscle turned out to be a large tumor in her abdomen. Scans showed spots in her chest and lungs. She was diagnosed with Stage IV Wilm's Tumor. She had surgery to remove the tumor and 26 weeks of Chemo-Therapy. She was due to start radiation when another tumor was detected. More surgery, aggresive Chemo-Therapy & radiation followed in 2011.

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