St. Jude patient Abraham smiling.
 

Abraham gets his strength from his family

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In February 2018, Abraham’s right eye turned inward. The eye doctor said it was probably muscle weakness, common at that age. But Abraham started having headaches in the morning and would sometimes throw up. Even watching TV made the little boy’s head hurt. 

 
St. Jude patient Abraham at the park.
 

A CT scan finally revealed the cause of Abraham’s issues: He had a mass on his brain, identified as a cancerous brain tumor called a medulloblastoma. 

 
St. Jude patient Abraham with his mom.
 

“As a parent, you spend your whole life trying to keep your children from getting hurt,” said his mom, Andrea. “It broke my heart. It made me so scared for him.” 

Abraham underwent months of treatment, including radiation therapy and chemotherapy, at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

 
 

Families, like Abraham's, will never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything.

 
St. Jude patient Abraham with his family.
 
 

Abraham, who is now 6, is cancer free, and returns to St. Jude for regular checkups. He loves playing outside with his sister, coloring with his dad, and is very excited to be learning to read. 

 
St. Jude patient Abraham with his family.
 

Every experience at St. Jude, you feel loved. St. Jude has given us hope, love, and a home away from home.

Andrea, Abraham's mom

 
 
St. Jude patient Abraham and his father.
 

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