Many of our followers will remember from last year the mini-documentary we titled "A Story of Heroes and Dragons"
It was the story of Lillian Pottage, a then four-year-old little girl who at the age of less than two had been stricken with leukaemia. We also reported on how her family had received help from both their community and a very unique charity.
The Tyler Robinson Foundation was founded by the popular music group Imagine Dragons, and they named their benevolent cause in honour of a young fan who had died suddenly of childhood cancer after it was believed he had beaten the disease.
This year we went back for the fifth such special day at St. John Paul Catholic Elementary School here in Barrie where we recorded the celebration of a very fun fundraiser held in support of the TRF that raised more than $8,300.00 to help Canadian families fighting childhood cancer.
We also caught up on little Lillian, who is now in remission, dramatically healthier, and full of energy. Our crew has run into the little dynamo with her mother at events like the Candlelighters Simcoe, Parents of Children with Cancer Stomp, and our Producer, John Ironside and Production Associate Tiffany Scott have maintained contact with her mother, Hope. However, to see the improvements in the child's health was very heart-lifting.