What seemed to be a common cold at first quickly turned into something much more serious and scary for the Smiderle family. Last year Sam, now eight years old, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. He was admitted to CHEO right away and began intensive treatments that included chemotherapy. Sam is responding well and his sense of humour is making him a favourite among staff.
Watch his story to learn more about this resilient young boy.