Cristian Rivera Foundation

Warrior Wednesdays

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith was a very sociable child who loved seeing the people around him happy. He grew up with one older brother and sister, in which he acted as the balance between the two of his siblings. He was constantly funny, even when he didn’t want to be. Andrew was[...]

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Savannah Cash

Savannah Audrey Cash was a child filled with happiness and life. She had a strong, outgoing, and spontaneous personality that could connect with nearly anybody she came into contact with. Savannah wanted to have fun in her life and didn’t let anything get her in her way. She performed in[...]

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Meghan Farina

For those who had the opportunity to meet Meghan, they knew she was an energetic and lighthearted young girl who always saw the good in everything. Growing up in New York, she was the biggest Yankees fan and dreamt of playing shortstop for the elite baseball team. Meghan also had[...]

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Zamora Moon

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” – Winnie the Pooh. Just like Winnie the Pooh, Zamora Moon was a sweetheart, but also a tough cookie. When diagnosed with DIPG at the age of seven, she was[...]

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Olivia Bicknell

“I would do anything for my children” is a phrase that Charles Bicknell had heard many parents say throughout his life, but until something happens you don’t realize that you really would put your life on the line for your child. Olivia Asia Bicknell was diagnosed on June 22, 2016,[...]

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Caleb Lanz

Caleb Lanz was an energetic and active young boy who loved spending time outdoors whenever he got the chance. He enjoyed a variety of activities, from boating and fishing to baseball and hockey. Caleb was born in November of 2001 and grew up in the town of Kelowna, British Columbia,[...]

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Joshua Stanton Cramer

To all those who knew him, Joshua Stanton Cramer was an old soul. He was in-tune with people and happy-go-lucky by nature. Like many boys his age, he loved baseball, football, and food, particularly a Five Guys cheeseburger and fries. He had an older brother whom he idolized and some[...]

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Kaylee Warren

Father’s Day 2012- that was when it all began. Father’s day is a day to celebrate and honor all the dads in the world, but for Kaylee Nichole Warren and her family, that day was the day she experienced her first symptom of DIPG. Kaylee woke up that day with[...]

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Max Chartoff

Born:September 6th, 2004 Date of Diagnosis: June 10, 2011 Died: April 29, 2012 Max Chartoff aka (Indiana Jones) was always a kind loving child whose mind was years older than his age. He had a wonderful sarcastic and adult-like sense of humor that rarely ever ceased to make others laugh.[...]

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Lindsey Steltenpohl

5 years old is the age of play dates and Disney movies. A time for children to laugh and play and enjoy having no responsibilities. For Lindsey Steltenpohl, her life was a different story. At only 5 years old she was diagnosed with DIPG or Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. The[...]

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Kaitlyn Marie Garcia

4 years old- that’s how old Kaitlyn Marie Garcia was when her family found out she had DIPG. She was a happy, sassy, funny girl who had started to run into walls and have nightmares, leading to her family taking her to the hospital in concern. The doctors didn’t know what was wrong at first[...]

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