August Warrior – William

William is definitely a warrior. Every hurdle William is presented with, he will always find one way or another to get over it. He’s a happy three-and-a-half-year-old with the most infectious smile around…. nothing bothers him.

William was diagnosed with Renal Coloboma Syndrome when he was a baby, a condition that affects kidney and eye development. William had his left kidney removed at 6 months old and is vision impaired. William has also been diagnosed with laryngomalacia, a condition that affects the vocal cords and impacts breathing and swallowing. ...

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July’s Warrior – Bailey

Bailey is a beautiful little man who loves dinosaurs, his dogs (the family have 2) and everything outdoors….  originally from Kalgoorlie, Bailey and his family have been stuck in Perth for over 12 months for treatment- away from all they hold dear.  He missed out on 4yo kindy but is hoping to start preschool mid-year when they are allowed home.

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March’s Warrior – Oliver

Oliver is an energetic happy child despite being diagnosed with
non-verbal level 2&3 Autism, High risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Global developmental delay.

One of the biggest challenges for Oliver is that he can’t speak. However, he loves everything especially playing with other kids, music, Mickey Mouse, the Wiggles, Paw Patrol and cars like Blaze. Oliver always has a smile even when he is sick.

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February’s Warrior – Sophie

Sophie was initially diagnosed with osteosarcoma but developed cardiomyopathy as a consequence of treatment, and now has a heart pump (a ventricular assist device that performs the function of her left ventricle) and is waiting for a transplant.

She is a sweet, funny kid who is independent as well as strong. She loves her puppy, her friends, her cousins (& her parents!), creating with Lego, jazz and tap dancing and the water. ...

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January Warrior – Arlo

Arlo and his family are living in diagnosis limbo with no answers as to why he suffers from lung problems and swallowing issues that require him to have thickened fluids and the need for a hearing aid.

Despite these daily challenges, Arlo is such a bright happy child and no matter how sick he is he still knows how to ...

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December Warrior – Calvary

“Life isn’t sure; life is scary. It doesn’t mean you stop living it.” – Susan May Warren

Calvary is a bubbly and happy 3-year-old girl who loves people and loves life! The most special relationships she has is with her older siblings and their pet dachshund named Dashy. She enjoys the playground; she is a little shy and stands back but just loves watching other children play. She also loves Peppa Pig, dinosaurs, ice cream, riding her bike, painting, bubbles and Baby Shark.

Being born ...

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November’s Warrior – Sahara

Sahara, a 10-year-old cat-crazy girl has finally finished her treatment! Yes, she is completely into cats! So, if she is not watching a cat channel on YouTube, it will be arts and crafts videos. Her idea of a perfect day or her dream is a day filled with cats and running on the beach with them.

At a young age, Sahara has received surgery due to ...

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The Story of Taylah

Seven-year-old Taylah should be having fun in the playground with her friends and her big sister, Caileah. Instead, she’s undergoing chemotherapy to treat a rare ovarian cancer called Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour.

Her parents, Bradd and Charron, have been understandably devastated by Taylah’s diagnosis.

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October’s Warrior – Joshua

“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” –John Wooden

Siblings Joshua and Winston certainly have a close-knit, loving family with 2 older brothers who live most of the year in Townsville  3-year-old Joshua is big brother to Winston who has a severe medical condition Little Winston was diagnosed with a brain malformation at his 6-week appointment.

In June his family started noticing seizures which were due to the brain malformation. Since then they have spent most of ...

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September’s Warrior – Jackson

“Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone.” – Jolene Perry

Jackson (5.5) and Callum (3.5) are 2 years apart but they are incredibly close and share a loving brotherly bond. It’s super tough for Jackson at the moment as Callum is currently finishing up his second stay in hospital due to a diagnosis of AMKL. Callum was diagnosed earlier this year and is currently on his second round of chemotherapy. 

Jackson’s mum Pamela describes him as a ‘wee ...

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