Avalon is very sweet and outgoing. She is not afraid to meet new people and has an amazing attitude about life. Her outfits are always bright and full of sparkles, similar to her shining personality. You can often find her rocking a yellow dress in her decked out, lit up wheelchair, beaming up at anyone she sees with that beautiful smile of hers. She has a heart of gold and lights up any room she is in. She exudes happiness and has a gift of making all those around her happy as well.
Siblings Name and Birthdays: Aurora, Ambrosia, Anam
Parents Names: Alicia and Nick
Avalon's Favorite Things:
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Food: Chicken [any kind, any way, as much as she can eat!]
What she wants to be when she grows up: Assisted Living Activities Director, Columbus Zoo Ambassador/Educator
Favorite Movies: All Marvel movies!
Favorite Things to Do: Spend time with her family, read, crochet, quilt, color, play video games with her brother
Avalon's Cancer Journey:
Avalon was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when she was only 17 months old. Her treatment entailed bone marrow biopsies, spinal taps, chemotherapy, and many surgeries. After two and a half years of active treatment she was declared cancer free! However, she has permanent effects from her treatment such as intracranial hypertension as well as neurological and GI tract damage. Avalon is involved in many activities and loves advocating for pediatric cancer!