Christmas cards helping ‘tough little one’ face cancer 

A nine-year-old girl’s struggle with leukemia and her mother’s Christmas wish is warming hearts across Canada.Hailey Rodenhiser of Dayspring, N.S., had a rough Fall undergoing cancer treatments and was feeling especially sad. She loved getting mail — especially Christmas cards from her grandmother — so her mother asked friends and family on Facebook to send ones addressed to…

Georgia Cystic Fibrosis survivor celebrates turning 50, hopes for lung transplant

When Nicole Kelly looks back on her life, she gets emotional.  Because she’s still here.”I’ve been hospitalized, honestly about 150 times,” the Grayson single mother says. Cystic Fibrosis survivor celebrates turning 50, hopes for lung transplant”But looking back, when people ask me, the tears come,” Kelly says. “Because I always have to fight for the…

Oxidine celebrates life as she battles cancer

Source: Independent Tribune / Erin Kidd Lisa Oxidine has a new outlook on life after her experience with breast cancer. She recently celebrated her 50th birthday and while some would be depressed about turning half-of-a-century old, Oxidine said it was a blessing since she has been living with terminal cancer for several years. Her journey…

Local fighter teams up with Longboards to take down cystic fibrosis

A local fighter has used his passion for competitive combat to travel the world, own and operate his own business, and rack up a veritable arsenal of trophy, medals, and awards. He has competed in various disciplines in the martial arts, particularly in his greatest passion, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, but now this brawler is putting effort…