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Carissa still needs help


Last updated 11/27/2008 at Noon

I am writing on behalf of the Fluke-Hardinge family. Months back, in the Village News, there was an article about a wonderful young lady from Fallbrook High. In June of this year, Carissa Fluke, 15, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. She was rushed to Rady’s Children’s Hospital.

Carissa underwent every treatment, including intense chemotherapy; nothing was working. In September, the family was told of an experimental treatment in Memphis, TN, at St. Jude’s Hospital. The family was given one day to leave for Memphis, losing just about everything: home, car, job, all income....

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