SHE DID IT!!!!
Swim for Hope ~ Corsica to Sardinia
Congratulations Carina Bruwer on successfully completing your 15 km crossing from Corsica (France) to Sardinia (Italy) in support of Little Fighters Cancer Trust and child cancer in South Africa! Carina completed the swim in 4 hours 28 minutes, with tough conditions and rough seas to compete with for the latter third of the crossing. The […]
A Happy & Blessed Father’s Day to ALL the Fathers out there!
Carina Bruwer‘s first of two Italian #SwimsForHope for Little Fighters Cancer Trust Carina has some company! Two open water swimmers from England, one open water swimmer from Malta. Conditions are partly cloudy, and 19 degrees Celsius The weather has played with today and Carina is currently doing her 15km swim of the Strait of […]
God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of […]
What it means when a Cancer Patient is “In Remission”
Little Heini’s Story I want to tell Heini’s story in the hope that those that have not yet been touched by cancer will understand how a mother feels, what she goes through, and what cancer is! I am posting a photo of Heini’s second big brain operation in 2012. Little (Heini) Heinrich van Straaten went […]
Light A Candle for a Little Fighter
There Is No Cure For Cancer!! No matter how we cut it and no matter how we wish it were so, There IS no cure for Cancer! Just as an alcoholic is never cured, an individual that has had cancer is also never cured ~ they just go into remission. “Remission” is probably one of […]
International Neuroblastoma Week
In many traditions, lighting candles is a sacred action. It expresses more than words can express. It has to do with Gratefulness and with Hope & Faith. From time immemorial, people have lit candles in sacred places. Why should cyberspace not be sacred?
Dedicated to our Little Fighters
Know the Signs! Neuroblastoma occurs when malignant cancer cells form in the specialised nerve cells of the sympathetic nervous system called neural crest cells. These cells are involved in the development of the nervous system and other tissues. Neuroblastoma most commonly occurs in one of the adrenal glands situated in the tummy or in the […]
To All our Little Fighters…… You are ALL Heroes to us!