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Lorain County family celebrates kids getting COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

One family shares just how much it means that kids as young as five years old can now be vaccinated against COVID-19.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — Lexy and Tim Kmiecik couldn’t help but notice the changes in their oldest child, Cece, three years ago — weight loss, unexplained fevers and a limp. Then, a punch in the gut, when medical tests came in.

“Cece was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and she had to undergo treatment for two years,” said mom Lexy.

That’s when the Kmieciks started their own lockdown of sorts, to protect Cece and her fragile, compromised immune system, with no idea that it would continue long after they anticipated.

“Just going through this pandemic has been one thing but going through it with a immunocompromised child has just been terrifying,” said Kmiecik.

Cece’s treatments continued, and although tough on her and the entire family, she came through …

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Boy Fighting Leukemia Enjoys Hamburger Dinner With Santa In North Pole CBS Philly [Video]

A 7-year-old Woodland boy diagnosed with leukemia wished to meet Santa Claus and have a hamburger dinner at the North Poleand that wish was granted.

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Seneca Valley Football Teams Draws Inspiration From Athletic Director Diagnosed With Breast Cancer CBS Pittsburgh [Video]

Seneca Valley High School's football team is learning the greatest lessons in life this year.

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My Life with Cancer - Hairy Cell Leukemia [Video]

It's a long video but I had a lot to say today. I put this video together so that others can understand what I've been through. I also put it together for those that have or might be affected by this rare blood cancer. What I've learned through my journey is that you just have to keep going! I say this a lot but I really mean it, thank you everyone for the love and support.Please share or donate to my GoFundMe:https://www.gofundme.com/f/lets-help-andrew-in-the-fight-against-leukemia?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/_andrew_cawley_/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100070819612478Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation:https://www.hairycellleukemia.org/#HairyCellLeukemia