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Unfortunately, Preston has never know life without cancer but will never let it get in the way of living life. Preston was diagnosed with cancer in his white blood cells (Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis) at 5 months old and battled it for a little over 5 years. 8 months after his diagnosis, his daddy was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and battled for 8 years before we lost him in April 2010. In August 2011, Preston was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and began treatment in September 2011. After a few weeks, his hair fell out and he asked me to teach him to make hats. I took him to the fabric store and let him pick out a pattern and some fleece. He made himself a couple of hats and then informed me that he wanted to make hats for the kids at the cancer center and continue to do so after his treatment is over. Within a week, word had spread like crazy among family, friends, and friends of friends. He has already provided 20…

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  • Born on March 30
  • Joined October 6, 2011

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About

Unfortunately, Preston has never know life without cancer but will never let it get in the way of living life. Preston was diagnosed with cancer in his white blood cells (Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis) at 5 months old and battled it for a little over 5 years. 8 months after his diagnosis, his daddy was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and battled for 8 years before we lost him in April 2010. In August 2011, Preston was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and began treatment in September 2011. After a few weeks, his hair fell out and he asked me to teach him to make hats. I took him to the fabric store and let him pick out a pattern and some fleece. He made himself a couple of hats and then informed me that he wanted to make hats for the kids at the cancer center and continue to do so after his treatment is over. Within a week, word had spread like crazy among family, friends, and friends of friends. He has already provided 20 hats to Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital and is working on a batch to send to Denver as well as more for Vanderbilt.


The purchase of one hat here will pay for the materials for the hat that he has made for you and FOUR more to provide for a fellow "baldy" in a children's cancer clinic.

Thank you for taking the time to read and may you have a Blessed day!

If you would like to donate to help us, you can send money via paypal to boes_t [!at] yahoo.com . We are working on getting a regular website up and running with a donate button but this should work in the meantime.

In the "Made to Order" section, let us know if you want your hat a size other than adult small.

Update: 12/14/11-65 hats to Vanderbilt and 45 to Denver
Update: 2/9/12 - 327 hats to six hospitals

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