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  • Local girl battles cancer, fire and Miami Marathon

    February 12, 2014 | 4:40 pm

    She may only be 10 years old, but Sienna Wolfe’s narrow escape from a bunkhouse fire during sleep-away camp last summer wasn’t the first time she’s eluded death: The Beverly Hills girl is also a cancer survivor.

    Diagnosed when she was 6 with fibromyxoid sarcoma, a soft-tissue...

  • Fire at N.Y. camp for kids with cancer destroys bunkhouse

    August 19, 2013 | 11:13 am

    A fire at Camp Simcha, a camp  for children with cancer, destroyed one bunkhouse and damaged a newly built one.

    The fire was discovered when a counselor at the camp in Glen Spey, N.Y., woke up early Saturday morning and smelled smoke. The counselors evacuated the 15 residents of...

  • Run to change a life

    By Ryan Torok

    July 19, 2011 | 5:34 pm

    Registration for Chai Lifeline’s charity marathon-running training program, Teen Lifeline, has opened, and a group is training in Los Angeles for the first time since the program started in 2006.

    Every participating runner must raise $3,600, with all the proceeds benefitting Camp...

  • Lifeline for Kids

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Talia Hill, 11, was born with cerebral palsy, epilepsy and bone deformities. She is hearing impaired, speech impaired, mobility impaired, fine-motor impaired and neither her two arms nor her two legs are the same length. In her short life, she has had multiple surgeries, a hearing...