leukemia

Texas Town Makes Batman Boy’s Dreams Come True

All young leukemia sufferer Kye wanted was to get to play his favorite comic book character Batman. So the town of Arlington, Texas, got together and put together an adventure…

Julie Gerstein |

Girl Talk: On Being “That Young Guy With Cancer’s Wife”

When I married Jason on August 7, 2010, the same day as his 29th birthday, we didn’t feel that marriage would change our relationship dramatically. After five years of dating,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Monster Portraits Do Good

When 5-year-old Aidan was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia this past September he didn’t freak out. Instead, he found solace in one of his favorite activities: drawing monsters. And now…

Julie Gerstein |

Woman’s Leukemia Lie Gets Her A Free Wedding — And A Divorce

Some women will go to extreme lengths to snag a man and have the wedding of their dreams. Jessica Vega, for instance, of Yonkers, New York, told her husband and…

Julie Gerstein |

RIP: Mary Travers Of Peter, Paul And Mary

Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary passed away from leukemia yesterday at the age of 72 and I teared up several times last night and this morning just thinking…

Jessica Wakeman |

Eight-Year-Old Boy Redefines Romance

The following story turned even my black heart into a marshmallow rainbow where unicorns can prance. When we read about the eight-year-old British boy who proposed to his best girl…

Simcha |

Rihanna Really Is A Saint

Yesterday we anointed Rihanna one of the Patron Saints of The Frisky. Turns out, we weren’t just being cute! The singer put out a plea for a bone marrow donor…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |