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Kinley S.

Kinley is a happy, smiley, and extremely generous little girl. It is absolutely amazing to see all she does with Kinley's Crafts, in which she collects donated toys and crafts and gives them to the kids at Nationwide Children's to help them feel better. She also wants to be a nurse when she grows up to help more people, which just shows her giving spirit even more. Kinley is a little social butterfly and never fails to make us smile!

Siblings Names and Birthdays: Carter

Parents Names: Michelle and Ryan

Jessie Eiben, former Family Events Coordinator, says, “I got to know Kinley a little better when we were touring the Schottenstein Center this past school year. She was running around playing with Reid and her brother when I joined in the game of tag. We got to talk about some of her favorite things after she saw my elephant necklace and said they were one of her favorite animals. It was super nice to get to know Kinley a little bit better! She was and is super enthusiastic about everything and her peppy spirit is very contagious, so she is very fun to talk to.”

Kinley's Favorite Things:

Favorite Color: Pink 

Favorite Subject in School: Language Arts

Favorite Movie: Soul Surfer

Favorite Book: Dr. Seuss

Favorite Candy: Peach Rings

Favorite Activity: Cheerleading, Dance, Gymnastics, Modeling

Favorite Sport: Cheerleading

Favorite Character: Belle

Favorite Super Hero: Wonder Woman

What she wants to be when she grows up: Flight Nurse

Kinley's Cancer Journey:

Kinley was diagnosed with Pre-B cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Hypodiploid in 2011 after experiencing painful lumps on her face. She began chemotherapy the day after diagnosis. After six rounds of radiation and chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant she was finally declared cancer free! She now participates in competition cheerleading in which she tumbles and dances away!