Lola’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma Kelli worked as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant for a few years before and during her pregnancy with her second child.  At the time, Kelli would tell you her path to this career was unconventional.  But now, she believes it was a “God thing” that …

Evie’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma The first time Kaitlin remembers her “gut feeling” that something may be wrong with her little girl, Evie, was when Evie was just a little over four weeks old.  Kaitlin remembers seeing a little yellow glow in her daughter’s eye when she looked at …

Paislee’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma New parents love to take videos of their newborns and toddlers.  Each milestone is so precious and parents want to document every moment.  Oftentimes, when watching these videos, there will be strange flashes of light that shine from the child’s eye.  Most of the …

Yanah’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma Yanah had just turned 2 when we first noticed a glow in her left eye in some of the photographs we took of her. Thinking it was just a normal bounce back of the camera flash, we didn’t give it much attention. But when …

Ryder’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma There are times that Ryder’s mom, Andrea, believes his adorable little shirt, “Born to be Wild,” perfectly describes Ryder’s energy level as a busy, bustling two year old!  But all of us at KTG believe it should actually read “Born to be a Fighter,”  …

Violet’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Coats’ Disease “Nadine, Violet has no pupil!” were the words shouted from the living room by my husband, and that was the beginning of our journey. As I ran in to the living room the lamp was shining on to Violet’s face. There was hardly …

Conor’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma Time and again we hear how “motherly intuition” led families to diagnosis. Once again, this is the case in baby Conor’s story. Conor was just seven months old, October 2016, the first time his mother Julie realized something may be wrong. Conor looked at her and …

Caiden’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma It was mid-April and I was coming from my mom’s house. As I got the kids out of the car, my then 2 year old son, Caiden, was walking in front me and he was singing a song. He paused mid-sentence and turned …

Lizzie and Darlene’s Story – Update

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma In the spring of 2016, Know The Glow shared a very inspirational story about two amazing “warriors”, Darlene Sutton and her granddaughter Lizzie.  Darlene and Lizzie were simultaneously fighting two different battles against cancer.  We are very pleased to share with you an update …

Arielle’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma On May 10, 2017, Kristina Luna gave birth to a perfectly healthy little girl she named Arielle.  Arielle passed all the wellness exams in the hospital and was sent home a few days later.  When Arielle was about a week old she started …