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Meet Adley

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Favorite activity: water balloon battles



Adley is a happy and energetic 3-year-old little girl who loves to play outside, hang out with her dog Nismo and her kitten Kali Kat, swim, jump on her trampoline (jumpoline), and watch her big brother Mayze play baseball.

Right before her second birthday, my wife Kira and I noticed that Adley was looking pale, lethargic and was more tired than usual. We decided to call our pediatrician to have her annual appointment moved up. Within two hours of getting blood work done, we received a phone call from Penn State Health Children’s Hospital saying that they had a room ready for Adley. Upon arrival we were told the heartbreaking news that Adley was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. February 10, 2022 was a day that changed our lives forever.

Adley has proved time and time again just how strong she is. We have been amazed by our little girl and her resilience. She is truly our hero. We believe she will make a difference in this world. We have learned to count our blessings and take in every second of every day, to make the memories, soak in the smiles, and cherish our children.

Adley is currently in long term maintenance. She takes chemo every day at home and has less than one year left on active treatment! We still go to the hospital monthly to receive outpatient care. We are so thankful for the support of Four Diamonds during this time because it has given us the opportunity to focus on Adley and not have to worry about anything else.

Thank you for everything you are doing in the fight against childhood cancer and for walking alongside so many families who are going through this battle.


Chad Gordon,
Four Diamonds dad