Family considers itself lucky despite second Christmas with cancer
By: Graham Slaughter Staff Reporter, Published on Tue Dec 24 2013
All Mars wants for Christmas is some new Popsicle sticks.
The rambunctious 7-year-old boy can’t get enough of them. He uses them to make little ninja stars for the epic hospital room battles with his mom, Leaf.
Positioned in attack mode on his hospital bed, bright-eyed Mars steadies his aim.
“Activate shields!” shouts mom Leaf Worsley, lifting her black cardigan over her head just in time to deflect an explosion of little wooden sticks.
“Oh, goody, goody!” Mars yells between peals of giggles.
Ronald McDonald House Toronto adopts Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
Toronto – Ronald McDonald House Toronto announces that we have adopted the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement. With this recognition we join a growing community of more than 1,200 organizations across Canada who recognize the value of volunteer involvement.
Lanterns bring light to the darkness of cancer
Photo caption: Family and friends brought light to the dark world of cancer, signified by carrying illuminated lanterns: a white lantern for blood cancer patients and survivors, a red one for their supporters and a gold one in memory of a lost loved one. Photo by Mallika Viegas.
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Terra and David Cruk were just two of many parents, friends and families who came out on Friday night for Sudbury's first annual Light the Night event.
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