Kimie was diagnosed with a rare subtype of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) called Mixed Phoenotype Leukemia when she was 4 years old. After two long years of chemo and being bald 4 times, she is now in remission. Although in remission, and on a maintenance protocol, Due to the high Risk of her cancer returning Kimie closely monitored every 6 months. Kimie enjoys playing minecraft on her IPAD and with her big brother, Reese, and loves reading. In the effort to live a "normal" kid life, Kimie is honored to share her story and be the face and voice for the School Series program. She says, "it's important to share my story and let people know they can save lives just like mine." Kimie has made it her life’s mission to do all that she can to help those battling blood cancers.
Honored Hero Kimie
Meet our honored hero Kimie, 12 years old, from Rancho Cucamonga, CA