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Rally Kid Making a Difference as a Rally Community Partner

Rally Kid Making a Difference as a Rally Community Partner

By Kayla Colson, Ewing's Sarcoma Survivor My name is Kayla Colson. I am a Rally Kid and a realtor in Nashville, and I have joined Rally as a Community Partner in 2017. In 2010, I was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at the age of 20. Ewing's sarcoma is a bone cancer that occurs most frequently in children and teens. I would undergo several surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, all while being unable to walk and spending weeks, even months, in the hospital. I have to admit that this would have been just as bad as it sounds had I not been treated at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. One night, just before my tumor resection and limb salvage surgery, a couple came to the hospital to spend their New Year's Eve in the children's cancer wing. They brought pizza and Coke and were kind enough to share both their dinner and their story with me. A couple of weeks...

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Rally Kid Making a Difference as a Rally Community Partner

Rally Kid Making a Difference as a Rally Community Partner

By Kayla Colson, Ewing's Sarcoma Survivor My name is Kayla Colson. I am a Rally Kid and a realtor in Nashville, and I have joined Rally as a Community Partner in 2017. In 2010, I was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at the age of 20. Ewing's sarcoma is a bone cancer that occurs most frequently in children and teens. I would undergo several surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, all while being unable to walk and spending weeks, even months, in the hospital. I have to admit that this...

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