Mikey’s Way Childhood Cancer Heroes Blog Entries

  1. Meet Talia: Paying it Forward Mikey’s Way

    Talia is committed to helping other children

    Mikey's Way Hero, Talia paying it forward

    Mikey’s Way Hero, Talia

     

     

    Talia’s inspiration to “pay it forward” stems from her own story, which began in 2014 when she was just 11. A happy young girl with a passion for travel, Talia especially loved visiting with cousins and her Grandparents in Florida. She worked hard in school but also found time for Girl Scouts and field hockey. Her most favorite thing in all the world was going to sleep-away camp which was only a few short months away. But in the spring her life changed. Talia learned that she had a brain tumor. read more →

  2. Meet Lynette: Giving Back

    Her mission is to help other kids who are sick.

     

    Lynette’s smile is captivating. Wise beyond her years, she has endured too much at such a young age. Yet her outlook on life is positive and upbeat. It is her bravery, her compassion and her love of life that inspires all who meet her.

    At seven months of age, Lynette came to her family as a foster child. She won their hearts immediately and her family began what would become a very long adoption process. Lynette and her two siblings, also foster children who “never left”, settled into a happy family life. But when Lynette turned 8, she discovered skin lesions on her body and her happy life turned upside down.  read more →

  3. Mikey’s Way Childhood Cancer Heroes

    A message from Les Friedman, Mikey’s Dad:

    To those of us who knew and loved Mikey and to all those who have since been touched by his determination to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer, Mikey is indeed our hero. read more →