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Archives for: September 30th, 2016

Becoming a Marathon Runner

Written by Christina Jensen on September 9, 2016

Written By: Kate Bartlett

“I came across NORD’s website when I was doing research for my friend Heather Von St. James who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, 3 1/2 months after giving birth to her only daughter, Lily. My co-worker Gia and I discussed the opportunity to… Read More

Noah Victoria: 2016 Rare Impact Award Honoree

Written by Christina Jensen on May 5, 2016

Noah Maria Victoria wrote her first poem at the age of 13 or 14 as a homework assignment.  She composed “The Window,” a metaphor for her journey and countless trips to Children’s Hospital and the National Institutes of Health clinical centers.  “My car window has been my companion… Read More