Vinny – A special angel!

Vinny was born in October 2003.  This special little boy was a fighter from the moment he was born, as he immediately faced the challenges of a severe cleft lip, a cleft palate and pulmonary stenosis (a heart defect).  During the first four years of his life, he underwent several cleft-related surgeries.  Just when his parents thought the worst was behind him, Vinny was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma in February 2008.  Rhabdomyosarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the muscles that are attached to the bones.  It is the most common soft tissue tumor found in children.  In Vinny’s case, the Rhabdo … [Read more...]