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Born with leukemia, Eevie beats the odds and turns four!

After Eevie was born, she was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood blood cancer that affects 1 in 5 million newborns. She was given a 17 percent chance of surviving to age 2. This month, Eevie celebrated her fourth birthday. Each year her mother, Brynne, has shared her progress on this blog (you can read those stories here). The last year has been incredible. The first word that comes to mind is “freedom.” As a result of her cancer treatments, Eevie was immunocompromised for ye ...

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Eevie: Continuing to Defy the Odds

Diagnosed at birth with a rare leukemia, Eevie had a 17 percent chance of making it to age 2. Now 18 months old, she continues to defy the odds as she marks the same milestones as others her age.

Her parents, Brynne and Ryan, report that she is all smiles and is a very happy (and thankfully ornery) little girl. Eevie was assessed and dismissed from physical therapy as she is "right on track." She is walking around the house, trying to put on Mommie's shoes, and is saying mult ...

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Born with Leukemia, Eevie is now age 3 – and Cancer Free!

After Eevie was born, she was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood blood cancer that affects 1 in 5 million newborns. She was given a 17 percent chance of surviving to age 2. This month, Eevie celebrated her third birthday. Her mother, Brynne, tells her story… When Eevie was born, we noticed little blue spots all over her body. Tests later revealed that her white blood cell count was 50 times higher than normal. Hours later, my husband Ryan, Eevie and I were flown to a children ...

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Eevie Turns 2!

A second birthday card. Not something anyone really thinks about too much I suppose. I, on the other hand, used to stare at them. I would walk down the card aisle at Target and just stare at them. I had to buy one for my second cousin once. I cried all the way through the checkout line. I guess my brain never let me believe we would get there; my heart told me otherwise. I guess we should all listen to our hearts more. Eevie has reached "the big two" and we feel dumbfounded, blissful, an ...

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Born with leukemia, Eevie beats the odds and turns five!

After Eevie was born, she was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood blood cancer that affects 1 in 5 million newborns. Doctors gave her a 17 percent chance of surviving to age 2. This month, Eevie celebrates her fifth birthday. Each year her mother Brynne has shared her progress on this blog (you can read those stories here). Turning five is a true milestone. For Eevie, it feels epic. It feels that way for me too. When Eevie was born with cancer, all I ...

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