Hope for Avery – A St. Jude Patient Story
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Meet Avery, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor days before her first birthday and she is a St. Jude patient.
Now 3, she has spent a large part of her childhood here at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We’ve watched her grow from a baby into a young child. Like most young children, Avery loves to spend time at the fountain in the Danny and Rose Marie Thomas Memorial Garden here on the St. Jude campus.
In fact, her parents say that throwing coins into the fountain is Avery’s favorite thing to do at St. Jude.
Sadly, not all of Avery’s wishes at the fountain—and the prayers of her parents and grandparents—are coming true. Avery’s cancer has come back, and her recent scans revealed multiple tumors. Radiation is now Avery's best hope for a cure.
That’s why we hope you will make a gift in honor of children like Avery, because the hope and joy you inspire through your generous support is priceless to a child with cancer.