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“We Watched as Captain America Presented Josh’s Family with His Shield.”

In April of last year, 3 year-old Keith Pitre was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).  Treated in New Orleans, he went into remission.  In December, doctors there planned to remove his port, but his platelet count was extremely low. A bone marrow biopsy revealed that he had relapsed and that he needed a bone marrow transplant. In January of this year Keith and his family traveled from their home in Galliano, LA, south of New Orleans, to St. Jude for the operation. When... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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