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Tom Fitzgerald of Fox 5 interviews Jon Belinke of Rock and Roll for Children

Upcoming Rock and Roll for Children Concert to benefit The Inn featured on Fox 5

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Inn Stories

Jordan Larocco

My New Life: Boy Becomes Superhero to Fight His Disease

  One mom’s decision to ignore her son’s doctor’s advice was the best decision she ever made. “Don’t Google it, it’s too scary” Mayra Soto was advised when her 4-year-old son Jordan’s genetic test result came back and the doctor offered her a box of tissues. Like many—probably most—parents, Soto wanted to learn as much […]

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The Healing Power of Research

“Your child has cancer” used to be a statement every parent feared. And rightly so. As recently as the 1970s, few children with cancer survived and there was little hope. Yet today, the majority of such kids are cured, and that dreaded diagnosis can be countered with effective treatments including some modern medicines with few […]

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Cathy Trouman Children's Inn volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight – Cathy Nicholson Troutman

Your personal best is all it takes to serve! That’s the uplifting message shared by Inn volunteer Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Cathy Troutman, who for six years has served family dinners to Inn residents with the Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and who also expertly assists our residents at our welcome desk. […]

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