Gavin Pierson

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Gavin

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.

05/04/2015

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Boy Battling ‘Bully’ Brain Tumor Lives Marine Biology Dreams

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.

04/13/2013

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Clinical Trial Could Save 6-Year-Old Minn. Boy’s Life

A Twin Cities family just got the approval to try a new drug that could save their little boy’s life. The new Pfizer drug could stabilize, even shrink a tumor in 6–year-old Gavin Pierson’s brain. Left untreated he could die.

01/31/2013