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Bakersfield, CA, United States
Hans was a busy, happy, sweet and fearless three year old when he was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. He fought his disease like a "gladiator" for nearly 6 years. Hans was an animal lover to his core. He was 'guarded' at home by his three cats, Black, Orange and Cotton. He also had his Golden Retriever, Honey, to keep him company. Hans enjoyed swimming, biking, gardening, grilling (he had his very own grill!), horseback riding, playing video games, building Legos, and flipping between Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Animal Planet. Hans loved all members of his family and he was a loyal friend. He had to go through a lot of treatment in his life. But Hans powered through it. His attitude was let's get this done! His motivation was always to get back home, to his family, pets, favorite foods and pool.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Hey there!
Haven't even posted to let you know that we are already here - here at CHOP for Hans' 40th or so MIBG scan!!! Nah, not 40th, but it's gotta be up there.

We flew in last night to find out there were no rooms at the ronald McDonald, nor at any of the hotels in Philly because its graduation for just about every college in town! We were stuck. Luckily, our friend Dawn came to the rescue and came to scoop us up and take us home. We are borrowing her wheels and her son! Keiran escorted us to CHOP for a day of Labs and MIBG injection. What a sweetheart. This is a 13 yr old boy who is carrying my bag around saying 'Thank You' at every opportunity! What a treat.

I'll post tomorrow with MIBG results. Gosh, so hoping and praying for stable or better! Thanks for your thoughts and prayers for our intrepid little dude... Go Hans!



Anonymous said...

Love all of the kind hearts out there!
Prayers for stable or better!
Love, hugs and prayers,
Aunt Holly and Uncle Michael

Kate said...

Go Hans is right!! We are rooting for you and praying for you hard!!

Anonymous said...

It's awesome you have good friends in a sometimes surly town booked out for graduation. I'm looking forward to hearing about good scans and record chips n' salsa consumption.

Love ya
Cousin Erin of Chicago

Anonymous said...

Thinking and praying all day for you guys! SO glad I got to see you the other night. Go Hans!!