The World of Hope

Meet Our Stars

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Take a moment to learn more about the four stars of "The World of Hope."


Starring as “The Princess”

Kayleigh Crabtree

Age: 10

Hometown: Beavercreek

School and grade: Fairbook Elementary; 5th grade

Primary Care Pediatrician: Katherine Wingate, MD

Diagnosis: Diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia in 2010

Her doctor at Dayton Children’s: Mukund Dole, MD

What she wants to be when he grows up: A teacher

Her favorite part about being in the World of Hope video: Wearing the pretty pink dress and seeing my dad dress up as the wizard

What she likes about Dayton Children’s: My doctors and nurses

Starring as “The Astronaut”

Nathan McDermott

Age: 10

Hometown: Arcanum

School and grade: Arcanum Elementary; 4th grade

Primary Care Pediatrician: Amy Jones, MD

Diagnosis : Brain Tumor (Feb 2010) Relapse Brain Tumor with several spinal tumors (Nov. 2011) Currently MRI's show that there is no evidence of any tumors.

His doctor at Dayton Children’s: Emmett Broxson JR, MD

What he wants to be when he grows up: Paleontologist

His favorite part about being in the World of Hope video: It was fun acting like an astronaut at the Challenger Center.

What he likes about Dayton Children’s: That because of DCH he is still alive.

Starring as “The Knight”

Zachary Meredith

Age: 9

Hometown: Springboro

School and grade: Five Points Elementary; 3rd grade

Primary Care Pediatrician: Randy Eisenhut, MD

Diagnosis: Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2011

His doctor at Dayton Children’s: Emmett Broxson, MD

What he wants to be when he grows up: A teacher or a nurse

His favorite part about being in the World of Hope video: Slaying the dragon!

What he likes about Dayton Children’s: The staff
because they take good care of me!

Starring as “The Cowboy”

Evan Fletcher

Age: 6

Hometown: Dayton

School and grade: Wright Brothers Elementary; Kindergarten

Primary Care Pediatrician: Angela Long-Prentice

Diagnosis: Diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma in April of 2012

His doctor at Dayton Children’s: James French, II, MD

What he wants to be when he grows up: Policeman

His favorite part about being in the World of Hope video: The TNT explosion shot.

What he likes about Dayton Children’s: Goofing around with the HemOnc nurses.

 

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Upcoming Events

Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at go.cityofdayton.org or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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