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  • Catherine A. Buser

    I've participated in a few ALA races over the years (Run the Rocks and Republic Stair Climb) for my mother. I've wondered each year when I'd write about her on the banner you'd provide if it will be my last event while she is alive... » More

  • Helen V. Morton Simpson

    My brother Greg was the family rock. He was always uplifting to anyone who crossed his path. He was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis in 2003. The disease destroyed his lungs. » More

  • Angela Buccilli Angela Buccilli
    Captain of the Anderson Fight Team

    My Mom was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer on August 1, 2013. For a little over three months she fought a very hard battle. Unfortunately, I lost my Mom on November 9th to one of the most deadly cancers out there. » More

  • Laura Ledford Christopher-90X90

    When Christopher was born, he was the cutest sweetest little thing ever. He came into this world a fighter as he was born with his identical twin brother, Cameron at 36 weeks. Cameron sadly passed away at birth due to TTTS, a blood transfusion disorder. Christopher was sent straight to Kosair Children's Hospital due to complications breathing and low blood platelet counts. He fought though at the very first few minutes that life breathed its way into his 5 lb little being. » More

  • Dawne Gee Dawn Gee

    On January 18, 1996 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. He was perfect. He had all of his toes, all of his fingers, he could see, his legs were formed and he was happy. I took him home not able to see that my sons lungs would fail him. That, I could not see. Within weeks, we were in and out of the hospital. Week after week. Emergency room visit after emergency room visit. » More