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FARF Announces Head & Neck Cancer Collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer
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FARF Announces Head & Neck Cancer Collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer

Jan 20th, 2021

We've teamed up with Stand Up To Cancer and three partner organizations to fund $3.25 million in grants for treatment of FA-related head and neck cancer.

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Sewing Friendship and Love

Sewing Friendship and Love

By: Stephanie Griggs | Apr 9th, 2020

Several months ago, our daughter Bella undertook a very special sewing project: a t-shirt quilt. These weren't just any t-shirts, though. They were special and truly irreplaceable...

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Intoxicating Gratitude

Intoxicating Gratitude

By: Egil Dennerline | Mar 26th, 2020

Thirty years ago, I was told that I had an incurable terminal illness called Fanconi anemia (FA). Doctors told my father I wouldn't live into my 20s. I'm now 44.

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Finding Inner Peace in Chaos

Finding Inner Peace in Chaos

By: Kyle Tanner | Mar 20th, 2020

If anything positive comes from any of this, I hope it is that by recognizing our complete helplessness towards mortality, we begin to look upon everything that surrounds us as a reflection of our own

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Learning how to dance life

Learning how to dance life

By: Amy Frohnmayer Winn | Mar 20th, 2020

FA has been my greatest teacher. Through the fires of fear and loss, and the lens of a condensed time perspective, this illness has made me inescapably aware of the preciousness of life.

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Day 250+ in Quarantine

Day 250+ in Quarantine

By: Ashleigh Pinion | Mar 19th, 2020

We were so close to “normal,” but that got taken away with one phone call from our doctors.

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A Space for Caregivers

A Space for Caregivers

By: Allison Breininger | Mar 18th, 2020

One group of people we often think about but don’t often directly address is caregivers. All of the partners, parents, siblings, grandparents, and friends, we want you to know how vital you are.

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