Local teenager needs help
Last updated 6/19/2008 at Noon
Last week, Carissa Fluke, a 14-year-old sophomore (this year) at Fallbrook High, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. She is currently undergoing intensive chemotherapy at Rady Children’s Hospital, where she is receiving the finest medical care available.
The prognosis is good, but she needs the help, love and support of her friends and neighbors here in Fallbrook. Carissa has a loving family, but their strapped finances are now unbearable due to the medical expenses and the costs of going back and forth daily to the hospital.
A heartfelt request is going out to the town of Fallbr...