Alison Joy Light
Alison Joy Light is a precocious and sassy 3-year-old girl. She has a pizzazz for life. She enjoys playing with her big brother Sam, arts and crafts, swimming and singing at the top of her lungs. She has always been an independent and determined girl.
On September 2, 2014, the Light Family’s world was turned upside down, however. In a moments notice, they were told that their precious baby girl had cancer that had started on her tailbone and had metastasized to her liver, lungs, and lymph nodes.
While the tumor burden was significant, they knew that there was treatment and a cure for this type of pediatric cancer. Ali would face four cycles of chemotherapy and then a surgery.
Dora Lessard is currently battling Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer.
She was originally diagnosed in 2006. She was able to sufficiently fight the disease until this past July, which is when she was notified that it had returned, and it was then given the stage 4 classification.
Dora’s husband Chris, a firefighter and part of the Mass. Fallen Heroes, stands by her side every step of the way. Dora and Chris have a 6-year-old daughter.