From the time Tommy Domotor was a baby, his parents knew there was something special about him. “His mom called him Angel Face because he was such a good baby,” said his aunt Rose Dobbins. Rose became the legal guardian for Tommy, who was 13 at the time, along with his siblings Tibor and Isabella, […]
For me, Halloween is the anniversary of the day our lives changed. It was certainly a scary day, but it was also filled with hope. By now many of you know the story of my son, and may have read about the wonderful doctors and nurses and organizations that have played a crucial role in […]
On July 23, 2013, Fiona’s day started off like any other day. We went for donuts and dropped her and her sister off at day care. She went outside to play on the playground and while running, she fell and hit her head, bit her tongue, and scraped her nose and knee. All this earned her an ambulance ride to MetroHealth in downtown Cleveland.
Senior Ryan Anderson’s football dreams were sidelined his junior year when his knee started to hurt. When he discovered there was a tumor in his knee, Akron Children’s Hospital was there to help him with his battle.
In 2007, Akron Children’s Hospital featured Nick Reed of Salem, Ohio, in one of its documentary-style TV commercials. The hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders had diagnosed Nick at age 14 with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer that caused a tumor to grow at the end of his thigh bone. […]