Cole and Sarah Dooley found out they were expecting a little girl and chose the name Phoebe for its meaning, “radiant light.” This name perfectly embodied every bit of hope, beauty, and inspiration they wished for her. She was born with congenital heart disease and had open-heart surgery at 8 weeks old. She was then diagnosed with an aggressive, incurable brainstem tumor – diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma or DIPG – at the age of 3-years-old. Despite these obstacles, now almost 16 months after diagnosis, she is living her little life to its fullest each and every day.
Like most 4-year-olds, Phoebe Dooley loves toys, animals and stories. She has a wild imagination, a great sense of humor and a wisdom beyond her years. Her favorite color is pink. Unlike most 4-year-olds, [...]
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