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Toys to totems: Sacred artifacts keep lost loved ones close

Precious playthings of brain cancer patients inspire artful glass replicas

Oct. 8, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

After death, the mementos left behind are never enough. And yet they are everything. The favorite toys of three children who died from brain cancer have all inspired glass artwork to be unveiled Oct. 10 at Fred Hutch.

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‘Turn it into something good’

Fred Hutch intern Margo Coxon shares the root of her desire to find a cure

Aug. 14, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

For 19-year-old Margo Coxon, a summer internship at Fred Hutch wasn’t just something to add to her resume -- it was a chance to help find a cure for the disease that took her sister’s life.

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‘It’s your own drive that makes a difference’

After three years of rehabilitation, 17-year-old brain tumor survivor gets his wish to walk through the doors of Fred Hutch

July 21, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Services

Burke Tinsley could have gone to Disneyland or met his favorite celebrity, but when the Make-A-Wish Foundation came to him, the 17-year-old cancer survivor from Kentucky had other plans. He asked to come to Seattle to visit Microsoft Studios and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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