About Sista Sledge

Nine-year-old Kayla has a million-watt smile. When it spreads across her face, which is often, it shows the light inside her that not even childhood cancer can dim.

When Apollos was 4 weeks old, he was already trying to roll over and sit up. He laughed and smiled when he saw his mother. He was always happy.

National recording artists showing their support for St. Jude.

Kayla and Pierce enjoying the celebrities on the Red Carpet at the Dove Awards.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital QUICK FACTS St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® opened in 1962 and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other deadly diseases through research and treatment. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or […]

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Sickle cell disease research and treatment Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder affecting red blood cells. Sickled red blood cells block small blood vessels and delay the delivery of oxygen to tissues and organs, which causes anemia, painful events, organ damage, and can to lead to death in […]

Before he got sick, Keshaun could often be found playing ball. He would either be on the baseball field, where he played right field, or, if it was winter, he’d be shooting a round on the basketball court.

Jayla and Felicia were both born with a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 1, or NF1. Not only does the disorder cause tumors to grow on the nerves, but it also may cause heart problems, high blood pressure and developmental delays.

When Donovan was born, his family learned he suffered from sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder that causes red blood cells to become hard and sickle-shaped, instead of soft and round.

These days, when Ethan’s mom cues up her Zumba workout in the living room, she soon finds that she’s not dancing alone. Ethan, her 5-year-old son, has appeared right next to her in front of the TV screen.

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