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All Brave Gowns on Sale In Honor of My Brother & Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

  While many of us are getting ready for a long three day weekend and holiday barbecues and sending our children back to school, there are thousands of families that will be in the hospital just praying that their children make it through the night. I pray for them every night, because I remember how scary it was to be in that position on many of nights. With September being not only, Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, but also Blood Cancer Awareness Month, I'm listing all Brave Gowns at cost for only $25! It is with great hope that together we...

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Brave Gowns Being Gifted Amongst Families Currently in Hospitals!

One of the most wonderful things about, The Brave Gown Journey, is watching families gift each other gowns! In the past few months, I've opened emails from families saying that their children love their Brave Gowns so much, that they started sending them as gifts to other families that will be in the hospital for long stays! Today, Iron Ethan & his mom, purchased gowns for a little girl that has been in the hospital since May. That's really one of the magical things about pediatric cancer and terminal illnesses. At a time when you're so consumed and in survival mode,...

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Little Miss Savannah and Her Chicken Wings

If you've experienced pediatric cancer first hand, you'd understand that there are so many dynamics in this one sweet picture. While I could post pictures of Savannah in Brave Gowns (which I'm sure I will), this picture really hit home to me, for various reasons. Let's start with the obvious. Savannah has Leukemia, which was what my brother, Mac had. The difference there is that, Savannah, also known to me as "Punky Brewster" is battling it for her second time at the precious age of seven. My wish for her is to be back in her new house with her...

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Mr. T's Smile is Worth A Million Words

Hi All!!! It's a Sunday and I was working on new designs, while thinking about how thankful I am and how ironic life is. I have always said that I am just the vessel for Brave Gowns, but that is it. I have watched God, the Universe and the believers in Brave Gowns bring it to a level that I couldn't have ever done alone. The wonderful thing about Brave Gowns are that they bring people together from all over the world, because they are a product that you can't not love and root for. Last week my cousin was...

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Iron Ethan Wins Body Part Bingo!

Ethan sure makes me smile! He has three Brave Gowns that he alternates regularly, but my favorite part of his pictures are his smile and that he does to play games! I'm not sure that we ever missed a Body Part Bingo at Children's Memorial! It was such a blast. You play it through our in room television and then if you win, you call in and the call goes live and they announce your name and room and then come in with your prizes! The competition gets real and it's so refreshing to forget where you are for even...

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