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Thank You WARRIORS

Who would of thought by starting this blog and sharing the stories of these WARRIORS that it would inspire us to help so many others.  Week after week we read so many stories.  Our hearts cry for so many people.  Each story we come across, we want to do more and more.

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Monroe Okola…Our Warrior Princess

Monroe Okola was born on August 15th, 2011… she is 4 years old. Monroe is the daughter of Aaron and Leah Okola. She has a 15 year old brother named Jake and a 10 month old sister named Arden. Monroe is a beautiful, sweet, energetic and happy little girl who loves Disney princesses, riding her tricycle, going to pre-school, and buttered noodles.

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Desi…Forever in Our Hearts

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 will forever be the most painful day in my existence. One that I easily wanted to follow my daughter to an eternal ever after.

At 6:44 pm, our daughter, Desirae Ava Grace Cechin, was welcomed with open arms by her big brother, Devin, that she never had the chance to meet, up in Heaven.

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Sami’s Fight Against Leukemia

February 4, 2016, Sami woke up and was complaining that her side hurt. Not thinking too much about it we sprayed some BioFreeze on it and had her lay down thinking I would take her to school late. As the day progressed the pain didn’t really let up so I took her to the walk in clinic at our Doctor’s office.

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“I Have Cancer” Three BIG Words

“I have cancer.” Three little words I heard over nine years ago, but I still remember them as if they were said yesterday. My mother had dropped a bomb on me that forever changed my life. She had been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer, on January 9, 2007. That was the day that changed everything.

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Photography…at a Whole New Level

Man, do I love this woman. When my Aunt Beth asked me if I would capture her journey I felt honored. To share her story from the past year – what Jesus has been speaking to her, and the strength and courage He has given her and her family throughout this time is a blessing for me.

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Finding Joy After Sorrow

“So… what are the odds that you’ll make it through this?” I was almost too afraid to ask. “Well, there IS a chance, but there also isn’t. I’m going to focus on the percentage that’s in my favor. But if you really want to know the numbers…” I didn’t.