Month: June 2013

Once a T-Bird, Always a T-Bird

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

High school is supposed to be the time of your life, but for Ross Sheppard High School student Alyse Hyunh it was more like fighting for your life. In 2010 at the age of seventeen, Alyse was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) and was given six months to a year to live. Instead of … Read More

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Taking a shot on Melanoma

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

June is a particularly tough time of year for the friends and family of Owen Schlosser. The beloved University of Alberta student and elite athlete was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma and passed away four months after his diagnosis, just shy of his 22nd birthday on June 2, 2009. Almost four years to the day … Read More

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Bald & Beautiful

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Rhonda Lee MacDonald was intrigued by a fundraising event mentioned to her by a coworker. The description of the event, called Mud Hero, stated that it would make participants get “down n’ dirty” in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation.  Hundreds of people would be slipping, sliding, jumping and wading through a challenging 6 kilometre … Read More

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