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  • Songs of Love: Inspiration in Service of Children - John Beltzer, CEO and Founder of "Songs of Love" Foundation shares with Childhood Cancer Talk Radio the personal inspiration behind the Foundation, based in New York City. As a way of providing sick children with an ongoing source of comfort and joy, and a therapeutic tool for healing, he set out to create personalized, one-of-a-kind songs for them beginning in 1996. The Songs of Love Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization which creates personalized songs…
  • Texas Leads with the Carson Leslie Foundation, CPRIT, and Congressman McCaul for a Cancer Moonshot for Kids - Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) is the Founder and Co-Chairman of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, and has been attendant upon the accelerated progress in the childhood cancer community over the last 13 years in legislation and overall awareness for the #1 disease-related killer of children in the United States.  Featured in this episode which opens Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2022, is Congressman McCaul's opening remarks to the Moonshot4Kids Childhood Brain Cancer Briefing on May 17, 2022.…
  • Megan Bugg’s Legacy: The Mission Continues - Today’s show features the story of Megan Bugg, an inspired and determined teenage girl who was a fierce advocate and unstoppable force for childhood cancer awareness and research. Despite the tragic and recent end to her physical life, her spirit lives on in her legacy and loved ones to whom she’s entrusted the continuance of her mission, to end childhood cancer through raising awareness and funding research. In that order, Megan's never "why me" but…
  • Lorraine Tallman with Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels in Phoenix, AZ - Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels, a finalist for the 2022 Greater Phoenix Chamber’s Impact Awards, is hosting its 10th Annual "Night of Hope" Gala on September 24, 2022. Lorraine Tallman CEO joins us to share the story of her daughter, the inspiration for the foundation.  During her three-year fight with leukemia and nine-month battle with a brain tumor, Amanda Hope dreamed that one day she would design a fun clothing line for kids just like her…
  • “Your Angels Are Real”, with Malena Rodriguez, Alex and Ana-Mari Carr - Meet Malena Rodriguez, a therapist transformed to spiritual counselor and intuitive healer, and the amazing Carr family in Miami Florida. Alex and Ana-Mari Carr lead Dean's Dream Foundation, inspired by their 2 year-old son Dean who tragically died of a deadly brain tumor. The Carr's story of loss yet acknowledgement of the greater dimensions of love and life, and Dean's continued existence with them, is truly inspirational. We appreciate their generosity in sharing a window…
  • More than A Memoir; A Way of Life with Carolyn Breinich - Carolyn Breinich was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia in 1994, five days before her 14th birthday. Her treatment consisted of two and a half years of chemo and ten days of cranial radiation.  Now an author and childhood cancer survivor, Carolyn joins us to raise awareness for childhood cancer and share her memoir, Faith, Hope and Cancer: The Journey of a Childhood Cancer Survivor.  Carolyn has always had a strong faith and the belief that her life has a…
  • Your Angels Are Real, with Barbara Anderson and Heather Murison - Lily Larue Anderson was a dynamo of hope, light, and advocacy throughout her fight with DIPG, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. Her mother, Barbara Anderson, joins us to share her story and also to meet Heather Murison RN, a gifted intuitive healer and natural medium, where they allow us a window into a real-time transformative healing session. The truth is, healing and growth from the loss of a loved one continues for life. For those of…
  • A Jubilant First: Balloon Wonderland at “Give Kids The World” Village in Orlando FL -   Today we get an inside look behind the scenes at the amazing Balloon Wonderland, taking place July 16, 2022 at Give Kids the World Village in Orlando, Florida from an exceptional balloon artist and event decorator Yanira Colon, who was chosen to work with a team of artists on the event.   Along with Yanira, owner of "Perfectly Wrapped" in Ellicott MD, we will have the opportunity to hear from Stuart Davies, Big Balloon Build…
  • Local Ellicott City Balloon Professional chosen to create Balloon Wonderland for Wish Kids in Orlando - On July 14, 2022 at 4pm Eastern Time, Yanira Colon, owner of Perfectly Wrapped Balloons in Ellicott City MD will give Childhood Cancer Talk Radio a look into the preparations behind the Big Event:  Balloon Wonderland (sponsored by Qualatex) at "Give Kids the World," at Disneyworld, in Orlando, FL   Listen live at 4pm ET under the Togistream tab at TogiNet.com Yanira Colon Ellicott City, MD, June 27, 2022: Yanira Colon, owner of Perfectly Wrapped…
  • Paul Daugherty: Hero is an overused term, but not in the case of Lauren Hill -  Paul Daugherty original article: Cincinnati Enquirer View Comments “Hero’’ is an overripe word in sports. Loose use has trampled its meaning, its precision, its special-ness. “The hero of the game’’ is an oxymoron. Lauren Hill was not a basketball-playing hero. She was a hero who happened to play basketball. The difference is enduring and profound. *************** “An angel taking flight is never cause for weeping.’’ I wrote that more than seven years ago, at the memorial service…

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