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Posted: Jun 20, 2008 9:50 am
 
It's true! In case you don't get the paper, there she is with Senator Bob Corker (shhh)! (actually, the "cover" of the online paper crops out corker and makes the pic all Anna!)

Great story, Anna's on the scene in DC doing a little face-to-face advocacy for Childrens' Hospitals and Le Bonheur. She and the Ives have been through a lot & received a lot of help from these hospitals. Efforts like this hopefully make the politicians realize how funding these projects affect people's lives.

Read the article.

Zac's blog about the trip is here.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:04 am
 
Go Dow Dow!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:14 am
 
Absolutely f'in fantastic! Go Ives family!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:17 am
 
I've been following that blog since it went live.
It's a incredible story and and Anna is one amazing young lady...with an amazing family and a great hospital behind them...and she's gonna be a GREAT big sister!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:23 am
 
That kid is waaaay cuter than the old guy.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:26 am
 
I am in a Le bonheur meeting now and the CEO just busted it out! Yes!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:45 am
 
She looks like a beauty! So sweet.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:46 am
 
I was just in the conveinence store and was looking at the front page going "I KNOW I know that little girl!"
Anna and I had a great conversation at the last in store...I had no idea of all this.
Go Anna and the Ives!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:46 am
 
Wow! I had no idea about any of this. Have I had my head up my ass or what?

I'm so glad She's doing better. And clearly she has a promising career ahead of her as a lobbyist.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 10:52 am | Edited by: Jack Stands
 
And clearly she has a promising career ahead of her as a lobbyist.

Screw that; make her Hemant's Mayoral Campaign Manager.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 11:20 am
 
great story. been following it for a while. wondered why it didn't get posted here so I didn't...
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 11:57 am
 
wow! restoring my faith in humankind.

i am so amazed and proud to know you, zac.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 2:57 pm
 
hey guys!
just got back - great trip. thanks for all the nice thoughts. anna was awesome. had no idea it was going to wind up on the cover of the paper...

and yeah, she's got a lunch scheduled with Candidate Gupta next week.
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 3:36 pm
 
I'm more concerned about the potential return of her tumor making an encore appearance.
This is potentialy life threatening.
Please assure me that she gets a CAT scan every year Zac!!!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 4:35 pm
 
she's got a lunch scheduled with Candidate Gupta next week.

You mean, I should be her campaign manager! Who wouldn't vote for that cutie!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 4:39 pm | Edited by: Tommy Trouble
 
Congrats, Zac and Anna!!!

I'll see you tomorrow.

Hemant, I'd vote for you. You'll just need to support me when I become superintendant!!!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 7:20 pm
 
I too, had no earthly idea. That's what I get for moving so damn far away. Go Anna! Go new baby!
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 8:21 pm
 
hey jeff - oh yeah, we do lots of checkups. MRIs every few months at St. Jude - it's part of life now. gets a little easier each time. she's a trooper.
Posted: Jun 23, 2008 2:48 pm
 
MRIs every few months at St. Jude - it's part of life now.

YEAH!!!!!!!


Now I can be positive!!!!!!

Fun article!!!
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