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Yemayah’s Play House

Yemayah’s Play House

Yemayah is a six-year-old cutie from Knightdale, NC. Yemayah battles a Medulloblastoma brain tumor and is treated at Duke Children’s Hospital. She has responded well to surgery and treatment and the prognosis is very good for her. Before Yemayah was diagnosed, her...

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Makela’s Adaptive Chair

Makela’s Adaptive Chair

Makaela is a seventeen-year-old girl from Bullock, NC. She is treated at Duke Children’s Hospital for Cerebral Palsy along with a number of related neurologic conditions. She recently had a trach installed, is on oxygen, and has a grim prognosis. Makaela’s family...

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Shayla’s Asheville Weekend

Shayla’s Asheville Weekend

Shaylah is a young lady from Stokesdale, NC. She is undergoing treatment at Brenner’s Children’s Hospital for Metastatic Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma or ARMS. This type of cancer has a poor long-term prognosis and we knew Shaylah could use a smile. Shaylah asked for a...

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Casen’s MacBook Smile

Casen’s MacBook Smile

Casen is an eighteen-year-old young man from right her in Holly Springs! In high school, Casen was a runner when suddenly, he was diagnosed B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). We are happy to report that after his three and a half years of intense treatment,...

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Austin’s New Computer Smile

Austin’s New Computer Smile

Austin is a twelve-year-old boy from Ronda, NC who is battling Rhabdomyosarcoma at Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Wake Forest. Austin has battled for six years and was in need of a smile. Austin loves computer gaming, so we hooked him up with an awesome,...

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Anna’s Photo Shoot Smile

Anna’s Photo Shoot Smile

Anna is a fourteen-year-old sweetheart from Holly Springs, NC. She has suffered from a wide range of long-term conditions including MALS, POTS and having a feeding tube installed. While life is not easy for her, she continues to stay positive. Anna wanted a “girls day...

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Abigail’s Swing Set Smile

Abigail’s Swing Set Smile

Abigail is a ten-year-old girl from Brenners, North Carolina. Previously healthy, she suffered a severe brain injury in early 2019 due to an undiagnosed AVM. She underwent an emergency craniotomy and subsequent intubation. A second surgery was required following a...

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Abi’s Go Kart Smile

Abi’s Go Kart Smile

Abi is a fourteen-year-old girl from Taylorsville, NC. She is battling chronic myeloid leukemia, and is currently taking chemotherapy drugs and will have to for the foreseeable future. Abi is excited to learn how to drive. What better way than her own high-powered...

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Aaron’s Lego Smile

Aaron’s Lego Smile

Aaron is a twenty-three-year-old young adult from Carthage, NC. He has battled Progressive Refractory Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma - a type of Liver Cancer for years. He has a very guarded prognosis. Aaron has always had a love for Lego Blocks. His desire...

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Damon’s Shopping Spree

Damon’s Shopping Spree

Damon is eighteen years old from Chesapeake, VA being treated here in North Carolina. Damon has been battling AML leukemia and had just received a bone marrow transplant after other treatment had failed. Damon is scheduled for another six months of close monitoring...

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Hannah’s Gritty Smile

Hannah’s Gritty Smile

Hannah is an eighteen-year-old young lady from Pinehurst, NC. She was on track to swim for the University of Pittsburgh until she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Hannah needed a smile in a big way. Hannah has always loved the Philadelphia Flyers and their...

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Eliza’s Pool Smile

Eliza’s Pool Smile

Eliza is a fifteen-year-old girl from Kernersville, NC. Eliza has battled a host of illnesses from birth that has left her wheelchair-bound and non-verbal. Her parents said that she is happiest in the water, where she can float freely without pressure on her little...

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