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Grayson Lautieri (right) who’s being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, poses with his baby brother, Ryker, who has Down syndrome.

Funds sought for Bristol boy’s cancer treatment

Funds sought for Bristol boy’s cancer treatment

BRISTOL/PORTSMOUTH — After learning that a local boy has been diagnosed with cancer, it hasn’t taken long for the local community to show its generosity by donating thousands of dollars toward his medical care. Dominic and Courtney Lautieri learned last week that their 9-year-old son, Grayson, had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), an

Ellen Trost, here getting her head shaved last year for a St. Baldrick's fund-raiser, is hosting a similar event as part of her senior project Saturday.

Getting clipped for a cause in Portsmouth Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — The more hair you see on the floor of the old gym at Portsmouth High School Saturday, the brighter the future may be for those diagnosed with childhood cancer. Ellen Trost, a student at Portsmouth High School, is hosting the school’s first “St. Baldrick’s” fund-raiser Saturday during which volunteers will sacrifice nearly all of

David Wordell (left) with his late brother George, who died of cancer at the age of 8 in 2001. They were 4 and 7, respectively, at the time this photo was taken. All the money raised through David’s senior project fund-raiser Sunday went to The Tomorrow Fund, which assisted the family before and after George died.

Portsmouth student’s fund-raiser commemorates late brother

PORTSMOUTH — His older brother George died from cancer nearly 13 years ago, but David Wordell hasn’t forgotten him nor the folks who supported his family throughout the terrible ordeal. As his senior project, the Portsmouth High School student hosted an ultimate frisbee tournament Sunday at the school to raise money for The Tomorrow Fund, a

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