St. Jude patient Max

Meet Max

When Max's parents became Partners In Hope, they never would have guessed that they would be supporting their own son, who's undergoing treatment for anaplastic ependymoma.

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Meet Kaitlyn and Khirsten

Meet Kaitlyn and Khirsten

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Meet Abi

Meet Abi

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Meet Reid

Reid's big day on the green

Reid loves golf, so he didn't let a diagnosis of soft tissue cancer stop him from living his dream and getting to caddy for his favorite golfer at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Meet Kensley

Meet Kensley

Kensley is a happy baby who's undergone 28 rounds of chemotherapy for anaplastic astrocytoma, and wears a smile wherever she goes.

Meet Aamir

Meet Aamir

Shortly after being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Aamir, who is 2, began treatment at St. Jude.

Meet patient Liam

Meet patient Liam

After Liam was born, the doctors noticed something wasn't right, and he was diagnosed with a rare disease.

Meet Connor

Meet Connor

Just before New Year's Eve 2016, Connor and his family received news that would change the tune of his life. At St. Jude, Connor's love of music is helping carry him through treatment for a brain tumor called germinoma.

Meet Amir

Meet Amir

Though Amir has only known sickle cell disease and St. Jude since he was born, he's at a hospital that has been pioneering the treatment of the disease for more than 50 years.

Meet Charley

Meet Charley

Charley led her college fundraising team for St. Jude just months before she became a patient there herself.

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