Junior Hanna Ferguson

Hanna Ferguson

“My mom has leukemia. And it’s not something that goes away. So, if she doesn’t stay with her pills it can come back. It hasn’t and she’s as healthy as a normal person now, which is amazing, but when she first got it I was a little kid. I didn’t know anything about it, I just remember hearing something from school. Someone had read a story where there was a girl who had leukemia. She was in the hospital and she had made paper cranes out of origami. I think making one thousand of them was a wish she had, but I had heard that at the end of the story the girl died. As soon as we heard that my mom had leukemia, I of course freaked out. This was Christmas time so [I was ] like ‘My mom cannot die at Christmas, this is not okay.’ And, it was just a very stressful time in my life. She’s gotten much better, though. And I’m thankful she’s still with us.”

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