Erin’s story

Thoughts of a 14-year-old

2018-01-07T21:43:06+00:00

Thoughts of a 14-year-old living with cancer Blog post - August 23, 2014 Yesterday, Erin appeared to have given up. She told me to take her to the hospital to put a catheter put in and give her drugs so she never has to get up again. What does a mum say to that? Well, this mum here "lost the plot". Instead of trying to offer [...]

Thoughts of a 14-year-old2018-01-07T21:43:06+00:00

Amanda Rishworth MP honours Erin Griffin

2017-08-15T20:15:51+00:00

Speech: Childhood Cancer, Erin Griffin Monday, 19 October 2015 Source House Page 124 Proof Yes. Speaker Rishworth, Amanda, MP Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (10:55): Last month was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and I know that many on both sides of the House wore yellow pins to recognise what I think is an incredibly important month. Many of us here have met families that are affected by childhood cancer. We have [...]

Amanda Rishworth MP honours Erin Griffin2017-08-15T20:15:51+00:00

Childhood Cancer Is Everywhere

2017-08-14T23:47:13+00:00

Cancer, cancer is everywhere I hope these few words, you all will share Cancer is trying to take my sister down, But the disease she has, she’s taking to town She fights back, every day Wishing and hoping it goes away Listen DIPG, Erin will have the final say My sister will fight you, she’s here to stay And yes with treatments, you lose your hair, But in the [...]

Childhood Cancer Is Everywhere2017-08-14T23:47:13+00:00

Life Sentence

2017-06-21T01:12:18+00:00

Life Sentence 13-year-old Australian Erin Griffin is PRAYING that she receives a life sentence even though she’s committed no crime. Why? Because LIFE is better than the alternative. Please follow Erin’s journey wth DIPG, a very aggressive form of brain cancer, at Erin Griffin Raising Childhood Cancer Awareness P.S. Erin is part of a promising trial that has resulted in a 15% decrease in the size of her tumor. P.S.S. [...]

Life Sentence2017-06-21T01:12:18+00:00

Welcome to the USA

2017-06-21T01:13:36+00:00

Welcome to the USA Erin and Amanda! Tonight 13-year-old Erin arrived in NYC with her mom Amanda. They just traveled 10,000 miles from South Australia to the USA as part of The Truth 365 campaign. Erin's wish is to bring more awareness to childhood cancer and we want to help her. Special thanks to Children's Wish Foundation International for making this trip possible! Amanda is just as I expected [...]

Welcome to the USA2017-06-21T01:13:36+00:00

The Worst Days

2017-05-11T17:12:02+00:00

The Worst Days So Far August 20, 2014 Erin has experienced the worst few days of her life recently. She has been overly sedated and detests how this feels. Erin hates both the 'Seizure Feeling' and the 'Sedated Feeling" It is horrendous for her, it needs to be resolved now. Erin will no longer be given Midazolam for her seizures. It is likely her long [...]

The Worst Days2017-05-11T17:12:02+00:00