Dustin is a young man from Fredericksburg, VA who is treated at Duke Medical Center for a condition called severe anaplastic anemia. The condition depletes Dustin of all three types of blood cells and frequently leads to a shortened life. Dustin underwent a bone marrow transplant in July of 2015.
Dustin has always wanted an English Bulldog and Meg’s Smile Foundation made it possible for him to have his very own puppy.
Dustin wrote us a note as follows: “Meg’s Smile Foundation helped me smile after I went through one of the worst experiences anyone should have to go through. I've always wanted an English Bulldog but I've never been able to afford one. You guys gave me a “smile” and I will forever be grateful. Onyx is a great dog. He is very smart and loving and he loves to cuddle!”
Thank you for making Dustin’s “smile” possible!!
Khamari is a 10 year old boy from Garner, NC. He has been battling a brain tumor for the last eight months. Sadly, Khamari and his family were told that he only had weeks to live. Khamari asked to go to Washington DC to sightsee and attend a Washington Wizards basketball game.
Jesus is a 10 year old boy from Greenville. Jesus battles Usher Syndrome, an extremely rare disease that leaves people hearing and visually impaired. Jesus has lives with being hearing impaired for most of his life however, he just recently started to lose his sight. Doctors fear that most of his sight will be lost in a short time frame.