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Meet Leland


In 2014, Leland started having headaches. A series of tests revealed Leland suffered from an aggressive brain tumor known as ATRT. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Leland’s treatment has included surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Leland flexing

Age: 8
Diagnosis: atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (ATRT)
Favorite thing to do: make people laugh

I draw my strength from Leland, because he amazes me every day.

Marisa, Leland's mom


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