MTF Children and Families

Ethan

Ethan

Posted On: October 14, 2013

Before Ethan was born he was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and Esophageal Atresia/Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula (TEF-EA). At only 6 hours old he had his first surgery which was to attach his stomach and esophagus. At one month old he had his first open heart surgery and was able to come home at six weeks old. He was hospitalized several times before having his second open heart surgery in August of 2012....

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Levi

Levi

Posted On: January 9, 2013

Three and half year-old Levi was diagnosed in 2011 with a Crainopharyngioma tumor that was causing pressure on his brain. A team of Rady physicians was able to remove the mass, but the operation resected his pituitary gland, creating a condition called panhypopituitarism. This condition has created a lifelong challenge to keep Levi’s body in proper balance, resulting in ongoing emergency room visits and short stays in the ...

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Amanda

Amanda

Posted On: November 6, 2012

The Barvinchak Family came to MTF through their Social Worker at Rady’s Children Hospital. Amanda has been diagnosed with bone cancer. Amanda is an amazing young lady who’s an outstanding track athlete at her high school and even received many scholorship offers. Her diagnosed condition came right after graduation. She became ineligible for her athletic scholarships due to her diagnosis. Her dream school that she would ...

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Dewayne

Dewayne

Posted On: November 5, 2012

The Snerling Family came to MTF through their Social Worker at Rady’s Children Hospital. Little Dewayne has been diagnosed with Neuroblastoma Cancer. He is a little fighter and needs our prayers and support. He is being flown to San Francisco to see a specialist this week for his next treatment. Mom had to leave her military position to be by her son’s side, while Dad is at home managing the household with their three othe...

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Rebecca

Rebecca

Posted On: November 4, 2012

The Edgin Family is one of our MTF families that we are assisting. Rebecca has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Mom is a single mom with two other children Jordan who is Rebecca’s twin brother and Michaela age 12. Rebecca has the brightest smile and is enduring her affliction with grace and stamina. She is 14 years old and a Freshman at Carlsbad High School. She is a cheerleader and has won many beauty pageants. She is one of t...

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