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 anything.
Melanie arrived at St. Jude in August 2019.
Melanie's current treatment includes both chemotherapy and proton therapy.
Melanie is a vibrant girl with a ready smile and an engaging smile.
She has what I call a ‘God Light.’ There’s just something about Melanie that draws people to her.
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