Kids can be incredibly strong and resilient when faced with a serious illness. But some have an attitude that goes far beyond anything you’d expect from anyone — adult or child. We first met Gavin Pierson back in 2013. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor when he was just 5 years old and has had more than 20 surgeries since then.
Marianne Reilly is like any experienced cyclist. Every day she relies on two wheels to get out and go. But her bike is more than transportation, it’s a reason to keep living. “This was my way of getting back on the horse, so to say,” Reilly said. Three years ago, doctors discovered she had a brain tumor the size of a small grapefruit.
Rachel Woell passed away Friday night, after leaving the football game at half-time.
Totino-Grace High School student Rhacel Woell passed away Friday evening. Woell’s parents posted news of her passing on her CaringBridge page Saturday morning.
The community of Bird Island celebrated a teenager who was taken too soon Saturday night. Tim Orth learned he had a brain tumor at age 16. A little more than a year later, he died.
When our neighbors need a hand, Minnesotans always seem to be there to help. So on Tuesday, we’re proud to tell you about Accomplish Minnesota. It’s a way for all of us to get involved in the community we care so much about through a program called Wishes in Flight.
You hear all the time in sports about people who face adversity and use it to inspire others. This time is no different. In Rochester, everyone has heard of the player known as “Shannon the Cannon.”
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An 8-year-old boy celebrated a special Father’s Day at Target Field Friday afternoon. Tyson Hill was just 3 when he lost his father to a brain tumor. His grandmother, Barb Probst, reached […]
A Twin Cities boy who’s dealing with a life-threatening brain tumor is getting the chance to live his dream of becoming a marine biologist.
If there’s a teenager who deserves a chance to get away for a day or two, it’s 16-year-old Cody Metz of Lakeville.
A St. Michael boy – in the fight of his life against cancer – got to live out a dream on Saturday. Eleven-year-old Tyler Purohit was diagnosed with brain cancer in February. And after weeks of chemo and radiation – it was time for him to cut loose.
Tuesday’s WNBA title celebration was a special one for a certain Minnesota Lynx employee: Conrad Smith, a man who has worked for several franchises in town.
Two years ago a dog named Batman made a fairly miraculous recovery from a killer cancer. What doctors learned from Batman is now showing real promise at helping save people.
In 2004, a legend in the Bloomington gymnastics community was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Paul Wright succumbed to that fight earlier this week after seven years.
A Plymouth, Minn. Vietnam veteran says an undiagnosed brain tumor caused by exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide triggered a seizure that caused him to go through a red light and crash into another vehicle, injuring the driver.
Brett Favre had some inspiration during his surprise return to the field on Monday night.