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09-10-2011, 09:22 AM
As the white balloon floated in the air you could see the tears in Jaimie Smith’s eyes. It wasn’t sadness that had overcome her, but rather tears of joy. Because holding on to that white balloon was Elijah, the six-year old son of Aaron and Jaimie Smith. And he was holding it because he is a survivor.

Almost two years ago the Smith’s received devastating news. Elijah was diagnosed with leukemia. Uncertainty and fear, sadness and disbelief, and tears were definitely part of the emotions the family went through.Those emotions have taken a drastic turn since those dark days. Elijah went through treatments and has battled through it. He is a young boy filled with life, never standing still and enjoying every moment. He is a survivor, a winner. And they celebrated winning that battle with family, friends and teammates at the Light the Night walk for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as a part of Team Elijah............

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