MEET AXEL HELLER

Axel was born at just 30 weeks gestation and spent his first 2½ months in the NICU. When he was just 2½ years old, and only 4 days before Christmas, Axel’s parent’s received the kind of news no parent ever wants to hear, “your son has cancer”. Axel was...

Meet Steve Panik

Meet Steve Panik Steve is a family man, husband to Sharon, faithful, a good friend and neighbor, and a passionate fisherman. After a very successful fishing trip on Lake Erie in July 2020, Steve returned home and became a little jaundiced. His doctor thought he had a...

MEET OZRAEL” OZ” GUERRERO

MEET OZRAEL “OZ” GUERRERO Creating a welcoming bedroom/playroom are for little Oz to enjoy throughout his unexpected cancer journey is the first order of business as My Happy Place kicks off a new year. Designer, Katie Klemesrud is busy brainstorming all...

Meet Bethany Zimmerman

Meet Bethany Zimmerman Bethany Zimmerman has unfortunately experienced a fast and furious journey with her cancer diagnosis – progressing from first hearing the words, “your endoscopy revealed that you have esophageal cancer”, to “you have stage 4 metastatic...

Meet Rob Johnson

Meet Rob Johnson Rob’s story as told by his daughters, Alex and Amy: Rob, dad, grandpa, brother, friend, pool shark…these are just a few names you may know him by. Rob enjoys spending his time playing pool, tinkering with small engines, and spending time with those he...

MEET AMY FEIST

Meet Amy Feist In 2014 Amy’s first brainstem glioma cancer was cured after radiation, chemotherapy, and prayer. She had several years of health, and then in 2020, she was diagnosed with the same kind of tumor, but now it is growing in her cervical spine. They treated...