In May of 2013, Owen was diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma at just 2 .5 years old.  The Orr’s spent years taking care of Owen as a one income family; bringing him from Penn Yan to Rochester for all of his treatments.  Owen loved to help with his treatment, vitals and blood work and wants to be a doctor when he grows up. Just recently Owen finished his last clinical chemo treatment!  He will check in monthly for the next 6 months, then every 2-3 months, then every 6 months.  As remission goes they plan to have his port removed in January. While he still struggles with residual pain and weakness, Owen started all-day kindergarten this year.  Mom says “We were really struggling just to buy groceries and gas so I finally filled out the application for IACKids after holding onto it for more than a year.  We found customized support for what we really needed and people that really care.  We feel blessed that IACkids came into our lives.

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