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Keeping Family Close is Mom's Number 1 Priority

When Jill’s son, Brent, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, her first concern was getting him the best treatment possible, a close second was keeping her family together while he received treatment five hours away from their home in West Fork, Ark.  Jill’s family has been staying at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis on and off since 2012, during which time Brent’s cancer has relapsed multiple times.  “We had heard of Ronald McDonald Houses through the media and seen the change... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 0 comments
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