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Madigan holds party for little girl who battled cancer

Post by Stephanie A. Clark on April 8, 2010 at 3:15 pm with 2 Comments »
April 8, 2010 3:15 pm

The Pediatric Oncology Clinic at Madigan Army Medical Center held a special party today. Four-year-old Abigail Barrett celebrated the end of her chemotheraphy treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma, a muscle cancer. The little girl endured almost a year of treatments at Madigan and is now in remission.

Her father, Spc. Thomas Barrett, is a member of the a member of the 864th Engineer Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Read the complete facebook posting here.

Abigail Barrett, 4, rings the “off-chemo” bell at Madigan Army Medical Center to celebrate completing her treatments. (Madigan photo)
Abigail Barrett, 4, rings the “off-chemo” bell at Madigan Army Medical Center to celebrate completing her treatments. (Madigan photo)
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  1. ptproudnative says:

    SUCH A NICE STORY…

  2. I can relate. Nice work. It never ceases to amaze me how strong children can be during chemo. I often wished that I had half the courage that children such as this have.

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