In the summer of 2019, Melanie started having headaches.
Her mom, Jessica, thought she might need glasses. But the eye doctor saw something concerning about Melanie’s optic nerve.
Families, like Melanie's, will never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.
Melanie arrived at St. Jude in early 2020 and her current treatment includes both chemotherapy and proton therapy.
She was a vibrant girl with a ready and an engaging smile.
She has what I call a ‘God Light.’ There’s just something about Melanie that draws people to her.
Editor's note: We regret to inform you that Melanie passed away from cancer in July 2022.
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