Tag: Catching Fire

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Kids Wish Network grants teen’s wish to visit set of MTV Movie of the Year “Catching Fire”

April 16th, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.: As Marisa Tran was stuck in the hospital recovering from rounds of chemotherapy, there was one book series that she loved to repeatedly read cover-to-cover, “The Hunger Games”. The teen easily related to Katniss’s bravery and strong nature, two things Marisa needed to help her through the devastating treatment required to fight […]

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Marisa catches the fever at “Catching Fire”

November 11th, 2011

“Marisa loved meeting the cast of her favorite novels and award-winning movies.” Marisa was diagnosed with both acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in 2011. Having both life-threatening conditions is a very rare occurrence, and Marisa started treatment immediately. In October of 2011, she underwent her first bone marrow transplant then began […]

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